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An outline of the history of French military veterinarians

par Claude Milhaud Content: a short history of French military veterinarians, divided into three periods: from the establishment of veterinary schools in 1940, from 1940 to 1945 (Second World War) and from 1945 to 2000. The author describes the activities, … Continue reading

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The use of mules in the French Army

par Claude Milhaud* et Jean-Louis Coll** * Vétérinaire Biologiste Général Inspecteur (2°s.) ** Vétérinaire en Chef (C.R.) A short overview of the role played by mules in the French Army and the way in which they were used during the … Continue reading

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1917-1918: the question of equine effectives

by Claude Milhaud, Docteur Vétérinaire, Vétérinaire Général Inspecteur (2s), Membre de l’Académie Vétérinaire de France, Adel. clmilhaud@orange.fr In the spring of 1917, French Armies had difficulties feeding their 1.100.000 horses and mules, and therefore were forced to reduce their number. … Continue reading

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