Light Horse to Damascus

Told from the horse’s point of view, this is Karloo’s story, which starts in August 1914 as he and his master Dick are loaded onto a troopship, with the rest of the Australian Light Horse on their way to war. They land in Egypt, where victory is short lived.

Printing history
Hutchinson, London, 1971, illus Victor Ambrus
Sun Books, 1987

Told from the horse’s point of view, this is Karloo’s story, which starts in August 1914 as heand his master Dick are loaded onto a troopship, with the rest of the Australian Light Horseon their way to war. They land in Egypt, where victory is short lived.

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Elyne Mitchell