Animals at War Stories


You may be surprised to know that men and women weren’t the only ones who served their country during wartime. In fact many animals took part as well. These hard-working and respected creatures carried out important roles including mascots, messengers and first-aid assistants. To find out more about the brave animals who’ve helped our New Zealand soldiers, listen to some of the National Army Museum’s Animals at War stories below.

Click on one of the thumbnails to view an Animals at War story.