The Resource Elephant Company : the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II, Vicki Constantine Croke

Elephant Company : the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II, Vicki Constantine Croke

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Elephant Company : the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II
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Elephant Company
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the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II
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Vicki Constantine Croke
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eng
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"At the onset of World War II, [Billy] Williams formed Elephant Company and was instrumental in defeating the Japanese in Burma and saving refugees, including on his own 'Hannibal Trek,' [becoming] a media sensation during the war, telling reporters that the elephants did more for him than he was ever able to do for them"--
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Title
Elephant Company
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Summary
The story of James Howard "Billy" Williams, whose uncanny rapport with elephants in 1920's Burma transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic World War II hero known as Elephant Bill
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Tone
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New York Times Notable Book, 2014
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/259591092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.6
LC item number
.C76 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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adult
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the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II
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the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II
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Vicki Croke
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Inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II
Elephant Company : the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II, Vicki Constantine Croke
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Elephant Company : the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II, Vicki Constantine Croke
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 243 pages
Isbn
9780812981650
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
2013032280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn861672342
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