Anzac Day: A day of remembrance for all beings

My friend Sar (Sarah) posted this today on Anzac Day –

Sar Wanders

I personally had trouble typing my own thoughts about this topic, but remembering all beings who serve, have served and that have fallen, in any land, time or place due to war, means a lot to me, so because I couldn’t put all of my own words together for a decent post, I will sometimes use the words of others.

I have very strong feelings of sadness for those who have lost due to war, but also for the animals who were forced to give their lives, to and for humans.

On this day of remembrance I would like to share what I have found:

Over 16 million animals served in World War I

There were 136,000 horses, but only one came home, a horse called Sandy.

Pigeons carried crucial letters at war, even when injured and saved thousands of lives, they were the first animals to receive war medals.

Dogs also sent messages…

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