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By Susan Brocker

Every 12 months we have fun our ANZAC heroes and commemorate the fallen at Gallipolli, donning poppies of their reminiscence each ANZAC Day. yet there have been different heroes and heroines of the 1st international conflict whose tales have remained mostly untold - the horses shipped to the center East to hold our troops who fought within the wilderness. Privately owned, they have been frequently farm horses who their masters to war, and who fought and suffered along them in atrocious stipulations. courageous Bess used to be the one one to return, and in telling her story, Susan Brocker brings to existence a bit identified point of our army history, that's either brave and poignant. With fantastic black and white photos together with Bess herself, who's at the present time honored via her personal memorial, courageous Bess and the ANZAC Horses celebrates the boys and their mounts in an honest, finally difficult way, because the destiny of the courageous horses keeps to sit down uneasily with modern...

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Flame continued to give her new rider a hard time. But the young man refused to give up, no matter how many times she tossed him off into the sand. Like all the troopers, he fed and watered her before he ate and drank himself. He groomed her before he washed off the desert dust coating his own body. He spent hours just talking to her about his home and family as if she could understand. One morning, she no longer tried to buck him off when he mounted her. The troopers clapped and cheered. On a cool, clear dawn when the stars were still high and bright in the sky, Bess woke to a bustling camp.

They fought many battles over and near wells and water, the precious lifeblood of the desert. The last major battle for the desert took place on the border between Egypt and Palestine at the fort town of Rafah in January 1917. The Anzacs had nearly lost the fight when the New Zealand troopers made a final desperate bayonet charge and seized the fort. The battle was described as New Zealand’s Day. The gateway to Palestine, the Holy Land, now lay open. Bess and the other horses raced on until the droning of the enemy aeroplane faded into the distance.

Even their long eyelashes shielded their eyes from the sun and sand. They became the cameliers’ best mates, bad-tempered or not. Many of the desert battles were won with the help of the camels. At Magdhaba, where an attack was nearly called off because the horses were desperate for water, Bess and her master watched as a camel brigade rolled down from the hills. They lurched across the plain in a cloud of dust and delivered their cameliers into the fray. Shortly afterwards, the camel transports rode up with the much-needed fanatis of water for the thirsty horses and men.

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