WW1, Christmas 1914 Truce Song by Catherine Rushton, Music Monday

WW1 Christmas Truce

Christmas 1914 – Truce Song was composed by talented Catherine Rushton in 2004. Ten years later she published this soulful, folk song online at a friend’s request. It has almost 13 000 views now.

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Dog Mascots of WW1 and Their Cute Faces

Dog Mascots of WW1 and Their Fascinating Stories

With their cute, innocent faces it is understandable how in times of pain and sorrow, like WW1, any kind of dog made a great mascot.

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Amazing, True Stories of WW1 Dogs, Lest We Forget

Amazing, True Stories of WW1 Dogs via @PatFurstenberg #dogs #war #WW1 #truestory #history #LestWeForget

If you read my previous posts you surely discovered the incredible variety of tasks that dogs performed, willingly, during the Great War, Lest We Forget. No matter their size or breed, dogs found a place in the hearts of the troops, saving a great deal of lives in between.

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Amazing Roles Dogs Played during WW1, part 2: Scouts, Sentries, Ambulance and Messenger Dogs

Amazing roles of dogs played during WW1. Part 2: Scouts, sentries, ambulance, messenger dogs

Prepare to be amazed by the scouts, sentries, ambulance and messenger dogs of WW1. During the Great War the military dogs first trained by military Scotsman Lt Col Edwin Hautenville Richardson proved invaluable as trench dogs. Other dogs of smaller size, did an amazing job as ratters.

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Amazing Roles Dogs Played During WW1, part 1, Dogs in Trenches and Ratter Dogs

Amazing roles of dogs played during WW1. Part 1: dogs in trenches and ratter dogs

Although still informal, dogs helped a great deal during the Great War, WW1, especially in the trenches, and as ratter dogs.

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