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Animals in War

Animals in War memorial, London © War Memorials Trust, 2008Animals in War memorial, London © War Memorials Trust, 2008War memorials do not only commemorate the men and women who lost their lives in conflict. The contribution of animals to the war effort during both World Wars is increasingly recognised and these materials help young people understand some of these contributions.

These materials could be used alongside literacy work incorporating stories like War Horse and Soldier Dog, both set during World War I.

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