Tag Archives: war

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

Posted in 2012, Horses, Militaria, Modern | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

French veterinarians killed during the Second World War

by Emmanuel Dumas, Docteur Vétérinaire, Adel. emmanuel.dumas@sfr.fr After a summary of the veterinarians’ job in the French army on the eve of the second world war, you will find the research work done in the veterinary journals of the time … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Militaria | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Farriery in the Great War

by Roland Bruneau, Adel. roland.bruneau@sfr.fr During the Great War, military smithy is studied on the level of worker, their training, prescribed shoeing, smithy equipment. Use of testimony since mobilization, then during the movement war, and at the time of stabilization … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Contemporary, Horses, Militaria | Tagged , | Leave a comment

French military veterinarians killed during the First World War

By Emmanuel Dumas, Docteur Vétérinaire, vétérinaire en chef After a reminder of the rank of the veterinarians in the French army in 1914, the website “memoire des hommes” is presented: it brings together all the death certificates of more than … Continue reading

Posted in 2008, Militaria | Tagged , | Leave a comment