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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.