Steven Spielberg film: The war horse the Germans couldn"t kill


Machine-gunned. Bombed in his stable. Buried alive: The war horse the Germans couldn”t kill

11:35 PM on 14th October 2011

Friendship forged under fire: A scene from Steven Spielberg

Friendship forged under fire: A scene from Steven Spielberg”s new film War Horse. More than eight million horses died in World War I

The story of the horses

The story of the horses” suffering is now well known, thanks to Michael Morpurgo”s novel War Horse – and the hugely successful play that brings it so brilliantly to life with its utterly convincing horse puppets

The millions of horses caught up in the war had to endure the same terrible conditions as the men

The millions of horses caught up in the war had to endure the same terrible conditions as the men

Spielberg

Spielberg”s film is told from the viewpoint of Joey, the “War Horse” and describes the harrowing, backbreaking work undertaken by horses on the Western Front