Friday, April 24, 2015

Anzac centenary: Exhibition remembers the 16 million animals that helped win the war

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Much has been said and written about the soldiers of World War I.
Their heroism is widely acknowledged, their tragic deaths well documented, and rightly so.
But what of the 16 million animals deployed to carry infantry, transport supplies, deliver messages or simply deliver comfort to the troops?
With the centenary of WWI days away, Morpeth Museum has produced an emotional exhibition featuring a collection of suspended white doves of peace to honour the unsung heroes of the war.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 19, 2015.