15 Animals That Went to War

Article for Young Readers
15 Animals That Went to War
Imperial War Museums

Many animals served as mascots to boast morale, but others were put to work. Dogs helped lay telephone wires, camels carried the wounded, and horses wore gas masks while doing their job. This collection of photographs from the Imperial War Museums' collection depicts these animals and more and their contribution to the war effort. This resource also includes a short article by Jessica Talarico.