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World War One: The circus animals that helped Britain

As World War One raged, the military purchased most of England's horses and sent them to the Western Front. Many farmers and traders had to find alternative beasts of burden, but none more exotic than elephants. Here, an Indian elephant named Lizzie was conscripted from a travelling menagerie to to cart munitions, machines and scrap metal around the city, a job previously done by three horses taken off to war.

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World War One: The circus animals that helped Britain

"By 1916 most of their heavy horses had gone to the front," she said. "Lizzie was an Indian elephant, intelligent and trainable - she wou...

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In pictures: Indian soldiers during World War One

Indian Troops in Europe, WWI Parisians surround and cheer Indian soldiers after the Bastille Day Parade.

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from mirror

World War I in full colour: Restored photos show astonishing scenes of life in trenches

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from Mail Online

Pictures of Native Americans show an ancient culture on the edge

Sitting Bull for the camera: Fascinating pictures of Native Americans show an ancient culture on the edge of a new world | Daily Mail Online

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from Mail Online

Horseman hero who won VC in tank battle: Diaries reveal how Indian soldier delivered urgent messages under heavy fire despite his horses being shot

Victoria Cross winner: Gobind Singh was awarded the accolade in 1918 after the Battle of Cambrai

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from Mail Online

Incredible designs show vehicles modified to fend off the undead

Incredible designs show everyday vehicles modified to fend off a horde of undead | Daily Mail Online

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In nearly all cultures, myths and legends can serve as cautionary tales, keeping one foot in practical reality and the other in the realm of the supernatural… and it’s no surprise that the most effective cautionary tales are also the scariest. The...

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