Farm to War A WWI Mule Story [Thiele]


A Story of Mules and War

One month they are farm mules in Missouri and Arkansas, the next month they are headed to the east coast to board a ship for France to assist the American Expeditionary Force during World War I.  Their farm training prepares them for packing wounded doughboys from front lines to makeshift hospitals and pulling wagons and guns up steep muddy hills where machines and horses were unable to go.