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War dog

  • 111 Pages
  • 4.97 MB
  • English
Beaver Books , London
Children"s st
StatementHenry Treece ; illustrated by C.L. Doughty
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24750548M
ISBN 100600393798
ISBN 139780600393795

In this special edition of War Dogs, adapted specifically for a younger audience, Rebecca Frankel offers a riveting mix of on-the-ground reporting her own hands-on experiences in the military working dog world, and a look at the science of dogs’ special abilities―from their amazing noses and powerful jaws to their enormous sensitivity to the emotions of their human by: 1.

While there are many wonderful stories of war-dog heroism in this book, its greatest and unique contribution is its overall look at our use of dogs in wars since World War I.

The book is compassionate without being sentimental, and historical without getting caught up in military jargon or minutiae/5(35).

This is a good book for young adults and children. simple to read, and simple chapters, it brings you into a world of war through the eyes of a dog names Jess(?). Starting off as an hunting dog, she quickly gets pulled into the military.

first sniffing around for bodies, then going off into war to look for enemy soliders/5. War Dogs is the first book of a new trilogy by Greg Bear.

I received an early review copy at BEA this year from the Orbit desk in the Hachette pavilion. This book War dog book scheduled for release on October 14th War Dogs is a futuristic sci-fi military novel. In /5.

Lewis was finishing War Dog () when he heard about Judy, a beautiful liver-and-white English pointer, who served War dog book British during the war and was beloved by all who encountered her.

While intrigued, the author found it extremely difficult to track down accurate information (not many survivors still exist) about this remarkable canine.4/4(1). In his first novel for young readers, Booth (Dreaming of Samarkand,etc.) introduces Jet, a black Labrador hero in the tradition of Rin Tin Tin.

After Jet's owner is jailed for poaching game, the dog is enlisted in the British Armed Forces. This isn't as crazy as it sounds; the preface reminds readers that many animals have been requisitioned in times of war.

Buy War Dog: The no-man's-land puppy who took to the skies by Lewis, Damien (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). War dog book The Trouble with Loving a War Dog 4 Beware the Loving (War) Dog Part II.

5 A Dog of Many Talents 6 The Road to War Leads Through Yuma 7 The Fallen Part III. 8 Wounds and Healing 9 The Never Again Wars 10 Home Again, Home Again Epilogue: What We Talk about When We Talk about War Dogs Acknowledgments Brand: St.

Martin''s Publishing Group. With the release of Faith In Every Footstep (an amazing dog book I wrote!) I thought it would be awesome to go through every single dog book I could find and make a list of the best dog novels (and non-fiction stories).

I probably spent over 50 hours just putting this together in excel. I even created a specific algorithm for ranking books. Dogs proved crucial during the Vietnam War, too, with scout dogs saving an estimated 2, lives within the first year of their arrival.

Shockingly, of the 5, dogs who served there from to. Wag the Dog: A Novel. Satire, Conspiracy fiction. Publication date. Print (paperback) American Hero is a satirical conspiracy novel, reissued as Wag the Dog: A Novel inwritten by Larry Beinhart.

It speculates that Operation Desert Storm had been scripted and choreographed as a ploy to get George H.W. Bush reelected to a second term Author: Larry Beinhart.

War Paws, Wednesbury. K likes. War Paws is dedicated to alleviating pain and suffering of animals in hostile environments and areas of civil conflict5/5(8).

The true story of Judy, the dog who inspired her fellow prisoners of war to survive Robert Weintraub, author of No Better Friend, tells the remarkable story of the English pointer held as an.

Some war heroes stood tall on four legs!.Dogs of War is a graphic novel that tells the stories of the canine military heroes of World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War. This collection of three fictional stories was inspired by historic battles and real military practice.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. War Dog Six by Harvey Baker | Books in Review. Harvey Baker’s War Dog Six: Tales of the Spirit Warrior (Amazon Digital Services, pp., $, Kindle), we are told by the author, “is a fictional novel and is based on the historic war Americans fought in a place called.

The Dog Who Could Fly by by Damien Lewis: Summary and reviews Rate this book. Book Reviewed by: Rory L. Aronsky Buy This Book. An instant hit in the UK, this is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, joined in flight missions, and survived everything from crash-landings to parachute bailouts - ultimately saving the life of his owner 7/ Go behind enemy lines through the eyes of famous four–legged heroes in history's biggest conflicts.

In the first G.I. Dogs book, you'll meet Judy, a loyal canine soldier who became a World War II POW. Meet Judy: an English Pointer and member of her Majesty's Royal Navy who served bravely alongside her crew during World War II. When her ship was sunk by the enemy, Judy became the only canine Brand: Scholastic.

The loyalty that flowed from dog to man during Andy's active service was indeed reciprocated and is memorialized in a little Dog Record Book now resting on the shelves in the National Archives. Lang is a volunteer in the Textual Records unit (Modern Military Records) at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland.

War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love In War Dogs, Rebecca Frankel offers a riveting mix of on-the-ground reporting, her own hands-on experiences in the military working dog world. Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Joint Effort/Mark Gordon Company Production, a Todd Phillips movie, “War Dogs.” Slated for release on Augthe film will be distributed worldwide.

Dogs of War has 10 reviews and 14 ratings. Reviewer pizzagirl7 wrote: This is a book with three different war dog stories 😉 my favorite one is the last one and it is about, a boy that lives with his mamma meets (the boy) a guy that was in war once and he becomes friends with the boy and the boy becomes attached to /5(14).

The only actual flaw of the book is that the post-War lives and exploits of the dog and his human are described in just a few pages. This is such a pity. Sometimes the book might raise an eyebrow, when the author actually tells us WHAT THE DOG WAS THINKING. (I kid you not.) But still, it evokes the most wonderful feelings in the soul of the reader/5().

Year of the Dog is a Latina feminist chronicle of the Vietnam War era.

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The title of the book evokes the year —"Year of the Metal Dog" in the lunar calendar—which was the year of my birth, of my father's preparations for his departure for Vietnam, and of tremendous political and social upheaval.

But the movie is inspired by a true story, as War Dogs is based on the book Arms and the Dudes. So how did this insane story come about.

The book, written by Guy Lawson, Author: Johnny Brayson. Book review: War Dog by Damien Lewis Wounded in action, shot by an angry farmer, impaled on railings and almost frozen to death the war really was a dog’s life for one very special and courageous : Pam Norfolk.

Sergeant Stubby ( – Ma ) was a dog and the official mascot of the nd Infantry Regiment (United States) and was assigned to the 26th (Yankee) Division in World War served for 18 months and participated in 17 battles on the Western saved his regiment from surprise mustard gas attacks, found and comforted the wounded, and allegedly once caught a German soldier Battles/wars: World War I, 17 battles on the.

By the end of the war Robert and Ant had become very British war heroes, and Ant was justly awarded the Dickin Medal, the 'Animal VC'. Thrilling and deeply moving, their story will touch the heart of anyone who understands the bond that exists between one man and his : “Trinity, Military war dog” is the first book.

It features a story about Green Beret whose career was destroyed in Afghanistan.

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Forced to the sideline by a sad medical discharge, he and his military war dog, Trinity have to train other dogs and their handlers.

Smoky, Yorkshire Terrier and WWII War Dog courtesy of Bill Wynne. Smoky, a four-pound Yorkshire terrier, went to war by happenstance. She was found in New Guinea near an American military base in No one was going to send home a lost dog, no matter how tiny.

For America, the Vietnam War was unlike any other war it had fought before.

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It was a complicated conflict which lasted over 40 years. America was involved in the last nine years of the war and the end involved the humiliating mass evacuation of American personnel out of the country in 3 books about dogs in wartime By Lily While the jargon-heavy dialogue and tight pacing suggest that “Sergeant Rex” is meant to be a dog book for manly men, it’s also a moving portrait of.

Dog Soldiers by Robert Stone. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction, Dog Soldiers is a story of the Vietnam War and of drug smuggling. Often compared to Joseph Conrad and Ernest Hemingway, and largely considered one of the best Vietnam novels, Stone focuses on two characters, one of whom is a sailor traveling home from : Tracy Shapley.