Smoky the Brave

Smoky the Brave

The World's Smallest Dog, the World's Biggest Heart

Book - 2018
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"March 1944: in the war-torn jungle two survivors met and forged an extraordinary partnership. One was born and bred in Brisbane and, with a fine Australian pedigree to her name, Smoky would become a world-renowned war hero in the brutal battle for the South West Pacific. The other was a US air-crewman serving with a photo-reconnaissance squadron, flying daring sorties to capture enemy positions on film. Bill Wynne shared his tent, his rations and the hardships of the jungle with his adopted canine companion, named Smoky after her distinctive colouring. They survived raids by enemy warplanes and suicide attacks by Japanese kamikazes, not to mention the exotic diseases and venomous critters that stalked the jungle. It took a very special kind of dog to serve with a unit like the 26th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron, This is Smoky's incredible, life-affirming story, told through the lens of the Squadron's war-winning work, and bought vividly to life by best-selling author Damien Lewis."--Bakc cover
Publisher: London, England : 2018. Quercus,
ISBN: 9781786483089
Branch Call Number: ANF 940.548 LEWI
Characteristics: xiii, 302 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm


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