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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, by Vicki Constantine Croke

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

Label
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
by Vicki Constantine Croke
Creator
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"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Croke, Vicki
Dewey number
940.54/259591092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
D767.6
LC item number
.C76 2014b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print peer picks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, J. H.
  • Bandoola
  • Elephant Company (Great Britain)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Animals in logging
  • Asiatic elephant
  • Working elephants
  • Animals
  • Large type books
  • Burma
Label
Elephant company : the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II, by Vicki Constantine Croke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
619 pages (large print):
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410476005
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014036966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891185821
  • (OCoLC)ocn891185821
Label
Elephant company : the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II, by Vicki Constantine Croke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
619 pages (large print):
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410476005
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014036966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891185821
  • (OCoLC)ocn891185821

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