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Veterinary history
1914-18: the global veterinary war


While France was the main theatre of the First World War, it was also fought globally. The Army Veterinary Corps was involved in 13 of these operations. The most important were protecting British interests in the Middle East and defending Britain's African colonies. Bruce Vivash Jones explains that, along with the fighting, the Corps had to deal with a wide range of diseases, unusual species and extremes of climate

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