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Reckless : the racehorse who became a Marine Corps hero

Author: Thomas Clavin
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Group, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the story of a Korean race horse who was sold to an American Marine and trained to carry heavy loads of artillery up steep hills while under fire and whose perseverance and spirit inspired the entire corps during the Korean War.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Sergeant Reckless, (Horse); Sergeant Reckless, (Horse)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Clavin
ISBN: 9780451466501 0451466500 1483021130 9781483021133
OCLC Number: 870919554
Description: viii, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Lots of guts, little glory --
"Everyone is shook" --
Flame-of-the-morning --
Holding the hook --
The river crossing --
Return to Seoul --
The empty stall --
A four-legged female marine? --
Yak Yak town --
Baptism by fire --
A Korean "clambake" --
Guarding the door --
"We'll give 'em hell anyway" --
"Hold at all costs" --
No marine left behind --
Reckless begins her journey --
An angel on her back --
Wounded in action --
"A symphony of death" --
Bravery beyond exhaustion --
Taking the rest of Vegas --
It can't be given back --
Snake eyes --
Victory at great cost --
Pedersen sells his horse --
Left behind in Korea --
Return Reckless, or destroy her --
A hero horse goes home.
Responsibility: Tom Clavin.

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Describes the story of a Korean race horse who was sold to an American Marine and trained to carry heavy loads of artillery up steep hills while under fire and whose perseverance and spirit inspired the entire corps during the Korean War.

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