September 19, 2007

war...







During WWI, Germany used elephants from Hamburg zoo to transport machinery and haul logs used for building their trenches.

The Japanese army also used elephants to transport supplies and artillery in the Burmese jungles during WWII.


9 comments:

Jeremy Bernstein said...

Hey Andrew,
Check this out. You're gonna love it.
http://www.shorpy.com/node/1654?size=_original

Great work as usual. Love stopping by now and then.

justin said...

almost didn't click on the flag... because I though it was just a flag.
I like the little elephant within.

The Notorious Sutherland Twins said...

Wow, I never thought about that. Very interesting. Your work is wonderful! I can't wait to see new stuff

Mr poulpe said...

hi; thanks to stopped on my blog..
i really love the idea of the elephant as the red point of the flag!

ehsan hajibabaie said...

very cool
your works very cool
tank you
i like your lines
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Jarrett said...

Those elephants don't appear too happy..

E Hajibabaie said...

very cool very cool

PEPE said...

man you're brilliant!!

T1misk said...

There is a expositión about this in the Imperial War Museum of London.
http://www.iwm.org.uk/upload/package/animalswar/index.htm