War Stories: Animal Heroes

Suitable for 9 - 11 years

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Discover the role that animals have played in conflicts throughout history, from ancient times to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Featuring moving true stories of courage under fire, this accessible fact book shows how animals have risked their lives to help wounded soldiers, look for weapons and explosives, and guide human search and rescue efforts. Read about the brave donkey Duffy, who carried wounded soldiers to safety in the First World War. Find out how cats were used as pets in the trenches, and how Red Cross dogs help to locate the wounded after fierce battles. It’s not just human heroes who win wars. Now you can learn all about the animal heroes who help to save the day!

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