Memorial Day 2021

Horse pulling caisson of korean war soldier.

Tuesday's Horse has been posting on the subject of war horses on Memorial Day since our earliest years. This year we came across a use of 'horses' in WW2 we had not seen before. These were not live horses but constructed horses — or 'dummy' horses. Following that is a section entitled 'counting the dead'.… Continue reading Memorial Day 2021

Spielberg movie War Horse coming soon

-------- OPENING IN CINEMAS: 12th Jan 2012 Spielberg directed war-drama, based on a children's novel, about a young fellow who sets out on a journey to rescue his horse from the battlefields of World War I. Albert's (newcomer Jeremy Irvine) pet horse Joey is sold to the calvary at the outbreak of the first World… Continue reading Spielberg movie War Horse coming soon