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Description - The Diggers' Menagerie by Barry Stone

The fascinating stories of Australian and New Zealand soldiers and the animals that have accompanied them, from the Boer War through to the conflict in Afghanistan.



From the Boer War to the conflict in Vietnam, from the Somme to Afghanistan, from beasts of burden and bomb detectors to providers of companionship and light relief for the men and women in war, animals have played a vital role in Australian military campaigns. Dogs, cats, pigeons, camels and horses among others, all took part.

Here Barry Stone documents, through letters, journals, photographs and first-hand accounts, the stories of the myriad creatures who went off to various wars with Australian soldiers - adding a poignant layer to our military history. Highlighting individual stories, he follows not just their wartime adventures, but in some cases what happened to animals after the wars had ended, who survived and how.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780733330094
ISBN-10: 0733330096
Format: Paperback / softback
(154mm x 235mm x 20mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: ABC Books
Publisher: ABC Books
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2012
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Barry Stone

Barry Stone's previous books include History's Greatest Headlines, Mutinies on the High Seas, and Prison Breakouts.

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