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Inspiring true stories of courageous animals.

Author: David Long
Publisher: Oxford : Isis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The PDSA Dickin Medal (the animals' Victoria Cross) has been awarded to just 64 animals for their courage in times of crisis: There's Rip the trusty mongrel, who sniffed out survivors of the Blitz air-raids. G.I. Joe the pigeon, who flew 20 miles in 20 minutes to deliver a life-saving message in WWII. Simon the ship's cat, who caught rats and kept up crew morale, even when under fire. And there's Theo, a spaniel who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Long
ISBN: 0753192055 9780753192054 0753192047 9780753192047
OCLC Number: 897583892
Notes: 9780753192054.
Description: 312 pages ; 23 cm

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The PDSA Dickin Medal (the animals' Victoria Cross) has been awarded to just 64 animals for their courage in times of crisis: There's Rip the trusty mongrel, who sniffed out survivors of the Blitz air-raids. G.I. Joe the pigeon, who flew 20 miles in 20 minutes to deliver a life-saving message in WWII. Simon the ship's cat, who caught rats and kept up crew morale, even when under fire. And there's Theo, a spaniel who served as a bomb-detection dog in Afghanistan ... In this book, the true tales of heart-rending devotion and duty of every Dickin Medal recipient are told.

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