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Elephant Company

The Inspiring Story of An Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Croke, Vicki (Book - 2014 )
Elephant Company
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"At the onset of World War II, [Billy] Williams formed Elephant Company and was instrumental in defeating the Japanese in Burma and saving refugees, including on his own 'Hannibal Trek,' [becoming] a media sensation during the war, telling reporters that the elephants did more for him than he was ever able to do for them"-- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Croke, Vicki
Title: Elephant Company
the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II
Publisher: New York :, Random House,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: xiv, 343 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Vicki Constantine Croke
Summary: "At the onset of World War II, [Billy] Williams formed Elephant Company and was instrumental in defeating the Japanese in Burma and saving refugees, including on his own 'Hannibal Trek,' [becoming] a media sensation during the war, telling reporters that the elephants did more for him than he was ever able to do for them"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 9781400069330
1400069335
9780679603993
0679603999
Branch Call Number: 940.54259 C943e 2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-328) and index
Subject Headings: Williams, J. H. (James Howard), 1897-1958 World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns Burma Elephant Company (Great Britain) Bandoola (Elephant) Animals in logging Burma History 20th century Asiatic elephant Burma History 20th century Working elephants Burma History 20th century Animals War use History 20th century Burma History Japanese occupation, 1942-1945
Topical Term: World War, 1939-1945
Animals in logging
Asiatic elephant
Working elephants
Animals
LCCN: 2013032280
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