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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 / 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.
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ISBN 9781410476005 (hardcover)
1410476006 (hardcover)
Author Croke, Vicki author.
Title 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.
Edition Large print edition.
Publisher/Date Waterville, Maine Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
Pagination etc. 619 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Thorndike Press large print peer picks
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Note 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.
Subject - Name Williams, J. H. (James Howard), 1897-
Bandoola (Elephant)
Williams, J. H. (James Howard), 1897-1958
Subject Elephant Company (Great Britain)
Large print books
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma
Animals in logging -- Burma -- History -- 20th century
Asiatic elephant -- Burma -- History -- 20th century
Working elephants -- Burma -- History -- 20th century
Animals -- War use -- History -- 20th century
Burma -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945
Shelf Location LP 940.54 CROK
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