Art of the war horse

An item from Legion Magazine.

Legion Magazine
Front Lines
Art of the war horse

Art of the war horse 

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

Mercifully, the First World War was the last major confrontation in which horses played a major role.

British cavalry were among the first units to see action in WW I, but they didn’t last. The war’s most impactful weapon—the machine gun—along with the mud and barbed wire of trench warfare would ultimately spell the end for equine-borne military.

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Military Milestones
Witnessing genocide

Witnessing genocide

Story by Sharon Adams

In late 1993, Canadian General Roméo Dallaire was tasked to head a force of 2,500 United Nations peacekeepers sent to Rwanda to help implement a peace accord to end three years of civil war between the Hutus and Tutsis, a minority ethnic group.

The mission was a disaster.



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