Silent Heroes: The Bravery & Devotion of Animals in War

Paperback | April 1, 2010

byEvelyn Le Chêne

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Animal lovers and history buffs will delight at this marvelous collection documenting the fearless creatures that went beyond training and duty to display selfless acts of devotion to man during wartime. Compiled from eyewitness accounts, each chapter reveals a startling act of heroism performed by a wide variety of mammals—including dogs, cats, a bear, and a donkey. Ranging from the Afghan wars of 1879 through World War I and World War II, maps and a wealth of archive photographs are used to place each inspirational tale in the context of the battle or campaign in which they occur. Uncovering new research and featuring previously classified material, these memorable accounts embrace history while celebrating the valiant deeds of man’s many, furry friends.

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Animal lovers and history buffs will delight at this marvelous collection documenting the fearless creatures that went beyond training and duty to display selfless acts of devotion to man during wartime. Compiled from eyewitness accounts, each chapter reveals a startling act of heroism performed by a wide variety of mammals—including d...

Evelyn le Chêne is a commentator for British television and radio, a press writer, and the author of Mauthausen and Watch for Me by Moonlight.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 6.5 × 0.7 inPublished:April 1, 2010Publisher:Souvenir PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0285638610

ISBN - 13:9780285638617

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