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Horrie the War Dog

Perry Roland



Price: $27.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9781743317990
Published: October 2013

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In the harsh Libyan desert in the middle of the second world war, Private Jim Moody, a signaller with the First Australian Machine Gun Battalion, found a starving puppy on a sand dune. Moody called the dog Horrie. Much more than a mascot, Horrie's exceptional hearing picked up the whine of enemy aircraft two minutes before his human counterparts and repeatedly saved the lives of the thousand-strong contingent.When the war was finished and Horrie smuggled back home, quarantine officers pounced and demanded that the dog be put down, prompting a huge public outcry. Was Horrie, the gunner's hero, condemned to die or could Moody devise a scheme to save him?In the finest ANZAC tradition, Horrie the War Dog is a story of intrigue and illusion, and of sacrifice, courage and loyalty.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9781743317990
Published: October 2013

Number of pages: 362
Width: 13.8 mm
Height: 2.6 mm
Depth: 20.7 mm

Publisher: not specified

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