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War Dogs

Author : Guy Lawson
ISBN : 9781501154195
Genre : History
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Previously published as Arms and the dudes.
Category: History

War Dogs Tales Of Canine Heroism History And Love

Author : Rebecca Frankel
ISBN : 9781250112293
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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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, 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 companions. Her narrative gives us insight into the world of dogs in combat and the touching aspect of the relationship between soldiers and their dogs. Frankel explores the long, rich history of dogs in the US military, from the spirit-lifting mascots of the Civil War to the dogs still leading patrols hunting for IEDs today. Frankel not only interviewed handlers who deployed with dogs in wars from Vietnam to Iraq, but top military commanders, K-9 program managers, combat-trained therapists who brought dogs into war zones as part of a preemptive measure to stave off PTSD, and veterinary technicians stationed in Bagram. She makes a passionate case for maintaining a robust war-dog force. In this special edition adapted specifically for a younger audience, Rebecca Frankel gives further insight into her work as a journalist and how it led her to explore the world of dogs and their handlers. With a compelling cast of humans and animals, this moving book is a must read for all dog lovers.
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

War Dogs

Author : Greg Bear
ISBN : 9780316335768
Genre : Fiction
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AN EPIC INTERSTELLAR TALE OF WAR FROM A MASTER OF SCIENCE FICTION. One more tour on the red. Maybe my last. They made their presence on Earth known thirteen years ago. Providing technology and scientific insights far beyond what mankind was capable of. They became indispensable advisors and promised even more gifts that we just couldn't pass up. We called them Gurus. It took them a while to drop the other shoe. You can see why, looking back. It was a very big shoe, completely slathered in crap. They had been hounded by mortal enemies from sun to sun, planet to planet, and were now stretched thin -- and they needed our help. And so our first bill came due. Skyrines like me were volunteered to pay the price. As always. These enemies were already inside our solar system and were moving to establish a beachhead, but not on Earth. On Mars.
Category: Fiction

War Dogs

Author : Michael G. Lemish
ISBN : 1574882163
Genre : History
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Presents a history of dogs in war from World War I to the Vietnam War
Category: History

War Dogs

Author : Kathryn Selbert
ISBN : 9781607349280
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Winston Churchill, the prime minister of England during World War II, was one of the greatest wartime leaders of the modern era. While he is often likened to the English bulldog due to his tenacious personality and even his physical resemblance to the breed, Mr. Churchill was actually a devoted poodle owner and held quite an affinity for his miniature poodle, Rufus, who withstood the trials of World War II by his owner’s side. Readers follow Rufus and Winston’s friendship through major events in World War II—from the bombings of London and the invasion of Normandy to post-war reconstruction. Secondary text includes quotes from Churchill himself—taken from his rousing speeches to the people of England and to the world. Backmatter includes a timeline of World War II, an author’s note about Churchill’s pets, as well as a short biography, quote sources, and a list of recommended resources for further study. In her debut picture book, Kathryn Selbert has created a unique look at a significant historical figure and period in world history.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

War Dogs

Author : Keith Cory-Jones
ISBN : 9781446492901
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Equally courageous, equally deadly, the British mercenaries in Bosnia have a story to tell as amazing as 'The One That Got Away', but a story without official blessing. 'War Dogs' follows the fortunes of a gang of eight British mercenaries, a mixed bunch, old and cynical, young and naive, mean and psychotic, two idealists, and the rest just in it for the money. Each of these rogue warriors has his own special skills, strengths and weaknesses, and are all tested in an increasingly terrifying and desperate series of engagements with the enemy. Both sides fight dirty; this is an insider's account of the war in Bosnia that goes far beyond what we read in the newspapers. Not all of them make it back to Britain; one boy with no military experience has told his mother he is working in Eurodisney, and she only finds out the truth when he comes back in a box.
Category: Technology & Engineering

War Dogs

Author : Meish Goldish
ISBN : 9781617724527
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explores how dogs are used in the military, introduces canine heroes, and discusses the equipment used to protect them.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dogs Of War

Author : Frederick Forsyth
ISBN : 9781101607541
Genre : Fiction
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth delivers an international thriller that takes readers into the darkest hearts of men and nations… In a remote corner of the impoverished African republic of Zangaro lies Crystal Mountain. At certain times of the day, the mountain itself seems to glow with a strange light. Only the ruthless and untouchable tycoon Sir James Manson knows why: the mountain contains billions of dollars worth of the world’s most valuable mineral—platinum. And he wants it all. To do so, he must first remove the unfriendly government currently in power and replace it with a puppet regime. Towards this end, Manson hires the deadly Cat Shannon and his team of mercenaries to do the dirty work. But he didn’t realize how bloody things were going to get. And when he betrays the mercenaries to a brutal fate, he doesn’t realize how far Shannon is willing to go for revenge…
Category: Fiction

Stubby The War Dog

Author : Ann Bausum
ISBN : 9781426314865
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Documents the heroic wartime achievements of a World War I mascot who was adopted by a soldier as an orphaned pup and who gained military honors and a display in the Smithsonian Institution for his brave service behind enemy lines. By the award-winning author of Muckrakers.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

War Dog

Author : Martin Booth
ISBN : 1442472979
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Jet, a well-trained black Labrador, is requisitioned by the Army, and soon Jet and her handler are sent to France on active duty where her ability to track the enemy and to rescue the wounded prove invaluable in this gripping tale of World War II.
Category: Juvenile Fiction