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War animals : the unsung heroes of World War II, Robin Hutton

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War animals : the unsung heroes of World War II
Title
War animals
Title remainder
the unsung heroes of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Robin Hutton
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Today, war is a high-tech affair. The modern soldier relies on advanced weapons and communications technology as his essential support. But in World War II, soldiers relied on an entirely different kind of support--a kind of support soldiers have used since ancient times. Animals. Dogs, horses, and pigeons became World War II soldiers' best friends in battle, serving to carry weapons, wounded men, and messages through artillery fire. In War Animals, bestsellling author Robin Hutton brings the animal heroes of World War II to vivid life with the heroic true tales of: Famed pigeon G.I. Joe, who saved an Italian village and British troops by flying 20 miles in 20 minutes to carry a message to Allied forces; Chips, a German Shepherd trained as a sentry who attacked an Italian machine gun team, sustaining powder burns and saving his handler's life; Bing, a paradog who jumped out of a plane on D-Day, landed in a tree, and once on the ground helped his handlers locate the enemy. A heartwarming and sometimes even hilarious history of bonafide heroes of feather and fur, War Animals is a World War II story you've never read before
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Hutton, Robin L
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Animals
  • World War, 1939-1945
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War animals : the unsung heroes of World War II, Robin Hutton
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
War dogs -- Lassie goes to war -- You're in the Army now. Coast Guard too. Don't forget the Navy -- And hey, Marine Corps, lookin' good! -- Chips -- Devil dogs of the Marine Corps -- More than mascots -- Great Britain's war dogs -- Home front heroes -- Judy -- War birds -- Winged warriors -- Britain's bird brigade -- War horses (and mules) -- Heroes with hooves -- And a war...cat? -- The one and only Simon -- Epilogue
Control code
20672223
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xviii, 428 pages
Isbn
9781621579861
Lccn
2018044616
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
War animals : the unsung heroes of World War II, Robin Hutton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
War dogs -- Lassie goes to war -- You're in the Army now. Coast Guard too. Don't forget the Navy -- And hey, Marine Corps, lookin' good! -- Chips -- Devil dogs of the Marine Corps -- More than mascots -- Great Britain's war dogs -- Home front heroes -- Judy -- War birds -- Winged warriors -- Britain's bird brigade -- War horses (and mules) -- Heroes with hooves -- And a war...cat? -- The one and only Simon -- Epilogue
Control code
20672223
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xviii, 428 pages
Isbn
9781621579861
Lccn
2018044616
Other physical details
illustrations

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