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The War Elephant Original Bookplate from 1881 by TheOldBarnDoor, $5.00

The War Elephant Original Bookplate from 1881 Chatterbox Antique Print and story of Indian War Elephant on reverse

A soldier equips an elephant-mounted machine gun during WWI, c.1914-1918 [800x634] - Imgur

A soldier equips an elephant-mounted machine gun during WWI. I chose this pin because i thought it was interesting. In WWI i have heard of horses and dogs being used but not elephants. Especially elephants mounted with machine guns.

Mughal War Elephant armor, 17th century, made of sheet iron panels and mail. Some of the panels have designs of elephants, fish, peacocks and lotus flowers hammered out. The elephant armor is so heavy that it takes three members of staff to lift the headpiece alone. Some of the panels are missing, revealing the way cotton would have been used under the armor for the animal's comfort. Royal Armouries in Leeds, England.

Indian war elephant, one of the exhibits at The Royal Armories, Leeds. This elephant armor is the only example of it's type surviving in a public collection. It is the largest and heaviest animal armor in the world, it weighs and dates from around

War elephant at the time of Alexander

The Romans faced a difficult phalanx and highly trained elephants, their victory/Pyrrhic loss gave them the confidence to push down Italy and fearlessly take on any enemy.