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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
Title
Elephant Company
Title remainder
the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Vicki Constantine Croke
Title variation
Inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
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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Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2014
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Provided by publisher
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10317252
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
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II
Label
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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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5682322
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 343 pages
Isbn
9781400069330
Isbn Type
(hbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013032280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn861672342
  • (OCoLC)861672342
Label
Elephant Company : the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II, Vicki Constantine Croke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5682322
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 343 pages
Isbn
9781400069330
Isbn Type
(hbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013032280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn861672342
  • (OCoLC)861672342

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