Helen Averley
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Frenchr sailor on anti-aircraft gun of the cruiser Admiral Aube, May 1917, NYC, ©  LOC

WWI, 9 May "French sailors performing stunts on an anti-aircraft gun of the cruiser Amiral Aube, currently in New York City.

Frenchr sailor on anti-aircraft gun of the cruiser Admiral Rube May 1917, NYC, ©  LOC

WWI, 9 May "French sailors performing stunts on an anti-aircraft gun of the cruiser Amiral Aube, currently in New York City.

Frenchr sailor on anti-aircraft gun of the cruiser Admiral Aube, May 1917, NYC, ©  LOC

WWI, 9 May "French sailors performing stunts on an anti-aircraft gun of the cruiser Amiral Aube, currently in New York City.

Juggling Rifles

A British music hall programme novelty juggler and in this case, a dangerous one. The rifles have bayonets attached. (late century) me-- Because juggling bayonets alone wasn't exciting enough.

1914-1918: Zoo animals supporting the war effort “With many of Sheffield horses conscripted by the military he had an increasingly difficult time to match supply with demand. Lizzie the Elephant was brought in as a solution to this problem. Drafted in from Sedgwick’s Menagerie, the elephant became a familiar sight carrying goods around the city. She inspired other Sheffield firms and a company used camels also from Sedgwick’s Menagerie in place of their own horses.”

Zoo animals supporting the war effort in Sheffield in 1914

War Horse News shared image of elephants of the Hagenbeck Zoo pulling containers for an ammunition factory in Berlin - winter 1917/18

War Horse News shared image of elephants of the Hagenbeck Zoo pulling containers for an ammunition factory in Berlin - winter

Elephant Mounted Machine Gun, c. WWI (via Retronaut)

A soldier equips an elephant-mounted machine gun during WWI. I chose this pin because i thought it was interesting. In WWI i have heard of horses and dogs being used but not elephants. Especially elephants mounted with machine guns.

T.W Wards & Lizzie the War Elephant - SHEFFIELD HISTORY CHAT - Sheffield History - Sheffield Memories

A military elephant in World War I pulls ammunition in Sheffield, 1916

Madame Adgie Castillo stroking Teddy, a lion, who killed Madame's finace.

Madame Adgie Castillo stroking Teddy, a lion, who killed Madame's finace.