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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
Croke, Vicki (Book - 2014)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Elephant Company
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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"-- Provided by publisher
Authors: Croke, Vicki
Title: Elephant Company
the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II
Publisher: New York :, Random House,, 2014
Edition: First edition
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"-- Provided by publisher
ISBN: 1400069335
9781400069330
Branch Call Number: 940.5425 WILLI CROKE
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Nov 22, 2014
  • olemissann rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Beautifully written story of Billy Williams, his work in Burma with elephants, and their role in defeating the Japanese in Burma and saving the lives of countless refugees. Inspirational and heart-warming!

Nov 12, 2014
  • cyrc23 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A great book for anyone who loves animals!!!

Wonderful story though it made me cry. Very well written. One of the best I've read in quite awhile.

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