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loves: you win if you guessed "pets" and "museums". Also books, art history, travel, British punk, Korean kimchi, bindis, martinis, and other things TBD. I will always make it very clear if a post is sponsored in any way. Drop me a line at thepetmuseum AT gmail.com !

Saturday, May 31, 2014

the animals of wwi - #4 in the series

Somewhere in the mix and slaughter of Gallipoli, there was a soldier named Simpson and his donkey. Together they helped transport wounded soldiers to safety.  That much is true, and became the genesis of a much bigger story in which Simpson and his friend became folk heroes of a sort.  Here's the rest of the story, from the next in the series by Museum friend Laura Brown.

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