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Beyond the Call of Duty: Heart-warming stories of canine devotion and bravery
     

Beyond the Call of Duty: Heart-warming stories of canine devotion and bravery

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by Isabel George
 

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A second collection of incredible and heart-warming canine stories from around the world, from the bestselling author of The Dog That Saved My Life.Animals have accompanied man into battle since war first waged. Since those times, many stories have been told of the bears, camels, cats, dolphins, monkeys, mules, rats and other creatures that have served with the Armed

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A second collection of incredible and heart-warming canine stories from around the world, from the bestselling author of The Dog That Saved My Life.Animals have accompanied man into battle since war first waged. Since those times, many stories have been told of the bears, camels, cats, dolphins, monkeys, mules, rats and other creatures that have served with the Armed Forces during both world wars and beyond. The four stories in this book represent the devotion and unquestioning loyalty of the canine companion in the darkest days of war.From the stub-tailed Bull Terrier that became a hero of the First World War, and the most decorated dog in history, after his bravery in the trenches of Flanders, to the remarkable loyalty of an Iraqi stray dog who attached himself to British troops in North Port and then patrolled their camp every night, protecting them from being attacked by the vicious packs of dogs living in the desert, each is an incredible tale of wartime bravery as well as an example of inspiring commitment and courage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007371525
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/2010
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
863,632
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Isabel George is a writer, journalist and PR, who has worked with animal charities, and particularly the PDSA, for many years. She has previously written for children and has also worked with the Imperial War Museum on various events and exhibitions connected with the Animals at War theme.

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Natalia Brown More than 1 year ago
I love learning history and being with dogs so this book fit me perfectly. I havent bought the book yet but i got the sample and its REALLY good :D
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