ANIMALS IN THE GREAT WAR: COMPANIONS IN THE TRENCHES (PRESENTATION)
SPRINGFIELD, IL (04/03/2018) (readMedia)-- Animals in the Great War: Companions in the trenches
• Mr. Bill Lear (Curator)
• Illinois National Guard and Militia Historical Society
• Illinois State Military Museum
During the First World War, soldiers witnessed many new technological advancements for the military. Despite this new technology, the Army still relied on animals for transport, logistics, communication, protection and solace. Together soldiers and animals withstood extreme weather, disease, unrelenting enemy fire and gas attacks. Join us as the Illinois State Military Museum discusses the animals' role during The Great War, and unveil a new display celebrating the service and sacrifice of these unsung heroes.
|WHEN:||Tuesday April 03, 2018 at 12:00PM Central Time (US & Canada)|
|WHERE:||Illinois State Military Museum
1301 N. MacArthur Blvd
Springfield, Illinois 62702
• Admission and parking are free.
For additional information, please contact the Illinois State Military Museum at 217-761-3910.