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Animals In War

Valiant Horses, Courageous Dogs, and Other Unsung Animal Heroes

by Jilly Cooper

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Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Military - Other,
  • Military Science,
  • History / Military / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8818821M
    ISBN 101585747297
    ISBN 109781585747290
    OCLC/WorldCa51039444

    Faithful Elephants: A True Story of Animals, People and War Yukio Tsuchiya, Author, Ted Lewin, Illustrator, Tomoko Tsuchiya Dykes, Translator Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $16 (32p) ISBN Animals at War is a partially satisfactory look at the military use of animals. The authors of the essays in this collection have varied backgrounds and fields: Sociology, English, Public History, American Studies, Media, Society and Arts, Cultural Anthropology, Social Sciences, Gender Studies, and human-animal relations, but none come with a.

    Book The inspiration for this Memorial came from the book Animals in War, commissioned by the Imperial War Museum and written by one of Britain's top novelists Jilly Cooper. More widely known for her gripping works of fictions such as Riders, Rivals and Score!, Jilly has managed to cover this thought-provoking topic with as much depth and insight as we see in her portrayal of fictional characters. Animals at War (Book): George, Isabel: Describes how animals have been used in war, from Hannibal's elephants to the various animals used in the Second World War, .

    Scholastic knows their marketing in that kids (and many big kids) love a good story about animals. The dog and cat are cute, (that’s why I picked it off the shelf) and there’s a similar cute image on the back. The problem I have is that the obvious ploy to sell this book slightly misrepresents what the book is about.   In War Animals, national bestselling author Robin Hutton (Sgt. Reckless: America’s War Horse) tells the incredible, inspiring true stories of the fifty-five animal recipients of the PDSA Dicken Medal during WWII and the lesser-known stories of other military animals whose acts of heroism have until now been largely : Robin Hutton.


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War Animals: The Unsung Heroes of World War II - Kindle edition by Hutton, Robin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading War Animals: The Unsung Heroes of World War II/5(40).

This is a fascinating book with great facts about the many animals who have served during wartime from the days of Hannibal and Alexander the Great up through World War II.

This book is about working animals as well as companions and mascots, but they are all heroes/5. This book explores the ways in which the many diferent types of animals have helped us in war over the years. It is a small book and so is a quick read.

Jilly cooper has managed to look at a lot of information and put it together in an accessible way/5(5). The latest book from New York Times bestselling author, Robin Hutton, honoring the animals that served in World War II. Many animals in the Animals In War book received the British award, the PDSA Dickin Medal, also known as the "Victoria Cross for Animals.".

From Hannibal’s elephants to World War One carrier pigeons and parachuting dogs in World War Two, children can discover how extraordinary animals have shaped the course of conflicts Animals In War book the centuries. Inspiring tales of the often heroic roles animals have played in modern and ancient wars.

Fiction is full of heroic animals, real and imaginary: brave colt Joey in Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse, Harry Potter’s unflusterable pet owl Hedwig and Lyra Belacqua’s quick-witted.

Animals and War: Confronting the Military-Animal Industrial Complex is the first book to examine how nonhuman animals are used for war by military forces.

Each chapter delves deeply into modes of nonhuman animal exploitation: as weapons, test subjects, and transportation, and as casualties of war leading to homelessness, starvation, and :   Published: 29 Jan Millions of animals were relied upon by all sides in World War One.

Curator Dr Matthew Shaw discusses the role of animals in transport, logistics, cavalry and communications, and considers their psychological function for troops and as propaganda. While the First World War witnessed the development of modern.

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An Eyewitness book: Edition/Format: Print book: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Animals -- War use -- Juvenile literature. Animals -- War use. More like this: User lists; Similar Items. Animals have often served on the battlefield—the Assyrians and Babylonians were some of the first groups to recruit dogs for war purposes.

Closer to. A zoo keeper recounts the story of John, Tonky, and Wanly, three performing elephants that were starved to death at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo during World War II, and of their keepers, who weep and pray that the war will end so their beloved elephants might be saved. "A moving and powerful statement about the insanity of war""Horn Book".

Full color.4/5(31). War Animals. likes. Heroes come in all shapes and sizes - some have fur and four legs, others feathers and wings. A new book by NY Times bestselling author Robin HuttonFollowers:   War Animals We've heard a lot today about Aussie soldiers fighting overseas.

And with Anzac Day services this week, people are paying their respects to the diggers who've fought in wars. Military photographs show that individual soldiers also had their own pets. A few men smuggled them from the United States, but more often soldiers' pets were local animals left homeless by the war.

For the adopted dog, cat, or bird, being in a soldier's care meant survival; for the soldier, a pet meant comfort and companionship on war's brutal. Top 10 animal war heroes. We know about War Horse, but what about Jackie the baboon or Sergeant Stubby the dog. Megan Rix applauds the animals which played a Author: Megan Rix.

The book is a joy to read, written so beautifully and skillfully that you don't want it to end, but you cannot put it down. "War Against the Animals" joins a handful of other novels that are so outstanding that they surpass the confines of gay-themed genre literature and instead are classics that stand on their own merits.5/5(5).

The War of the Worlds is an amazing title if you want to sell your book. And The War of the Worlds did sell. Around the time Wells was working on War of the Worlds, Kurd Lasswitz was working on Auf zwei Planeten, which literally translates to On Twoif you had a choice, would you rather read a book titled The War of the Worlds or one called On Two Planets.

ANIMALS OF THE GREAT WAR | NATIONAL WORLD WAR I MUSEUM AND MEMORIAL | 2 SUMMARY: Animals played a large role during the conflict known as the Great War. From traditional warfare animals such as horses and dogs to exotic animals such as lions, monkeys, and bears, animals of all types were important to both the war effort and.

Military animals are trained animals that are used in warfare and other combat related activities. As working animals, different military animals serve different functions. Horses, elephants, camels, and other animals have been used for both transportation and mounted attack.

Pigeons were used for communication and photographic espionage. Many other animals have been reportedly used in.

Smoky the dog became a war hero There's no shortage of stories of dogs performing heroic acts during wartime. But Smoky wasn't a husky, or a Newfoundland, or a big, bulky dog saving the day.

Pigeons carrying vital messages to and from the beleaguered city during the Siege of Paris; horses and mules struggling through miles of fetid mud to bring ammunition to the front in the Great War; dogs sniffing out mines for the British invasion force in the Second World War - countless brave animals have played their part in the long, cruel history of : Discover how dolphins, bears, pigs, penguins, and even glowworms became heroes in times of war.

When technology couldn't help, these amazing animals could! Militaries around the world and throughout history have used animals to complete challenging missions. Military Animals will feature these true, hard-to.