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The donkey born in a First World War trench which became a mascot for British troops

Jimmy the war donkey. He was born in a trench at the Somme in 1916 and served British troops on the frontline for two years.

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Photos show faces of First World War soldiers on the eve of battle

For much of the First World War, the small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines ¿ as a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the Somme.

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from Pindoggy

messenger dogs and handler near Villers-Bretonneux, 1918

messenger dogs and handler near Villers-Bretonneux, 1918 http://www.pindoggy.com

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Photos show faces of First World War soldiers on the eve of battle

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from BuzzFeed

25 Genius Hacks That Make Having A Dog So Much Easier

For the dog that’s constantly trying to climb into the front seat: Use this zip line harness.

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ANIMALS WAR 1914 - 1918 (Q 48445) Transport Animals: Dogs drawing carts containing machine guns and supplies of the Belgian army leave for the front line.

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from House to Home

Pale blue and white panelled hallway

A sky-blue bench and soft furnishings give this country hallway a cheerful spring look. White tongue-and-groove panelling breaks up the line of the walls and adds a practical country element.

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A portrait of "Jim", an Airedale terrier who was trained for coastguard duties at Birchington, Kent. The dog gave warning of the approach of the first Zeppelin that raided the Kentish coast. The photograph shows Jim on duty on the cliffs of the north Kent coast. WWI

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