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Riding Into War: The Memoir of a Horse Transport Driver, 1916-1919

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Riding Into War: The Memoir of a Horse Transport Driver, 1916-1919 - Johnston, James Robert
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On the ghastly battlefields of the First World War, Jimmie Johnston drove teams or pack horses carrying ammunition and hauling guns to the front lines. One night, Johnston was hauling guns back from the front line. Suddenly, in the darkness and pouring rain, he, his team, the wagon, and the guns pitched into an old trench. After disentangling the horses from their harness, Johnston found a trenching tool, dug away the side of the trench, and led the horses out of what had become a sea of mud. Then he harnessed them again, ...

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Riding Into War: The Memoir of a Horse Transport Driver, 1916-1919 2004, Goose Lane Editions

ISBN-13: 9780864924124

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