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Author Letts, Elizabeth, author.

Title The perfect horse : the daring rescue of horses kidnapped by Hitler / Elizabeth Letts.

Publication Info. New York : Delacorte Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  J 940.54 LETTS    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J940.54 LET    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J 940.53 LETTS    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Children's Department  J LETTS    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Children's Department  J 940.5421 LETTS    DUE 10-05-23
Edition First Delacorte Press edition.
Description xvii, 253 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Note "Adapted for young people."
"This work is based on The perfect horse: the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis ... published in hardcover by Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York in 2016"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-242) and index.
Summary American soldiers, aided by an Austrian colonel who was both an Olympian and a trainer of Lipizzaners, attempt to kidnap horses that had been taken by Nazis "for the glorification of the Third Reich" and smuggle them to safety.
Contents The Europeans -- The Americans -- The mission -- Homecoming.
Subject Podhajsky, Alois -- Juvenile literature.
Reed, Charles Hancock, 1900-1980 -- Juvenile literature.
United States. Army. Cavalry Regiment, Mechanized, 2nd -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Podhajsky, Alois.
Reed, Charles Hancock, 1900-1980.
United States. Army -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Confiscations and contributions -- Germany -- Juvenile literature.
Lipizzaner horse -- Austria -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Arabian horse -- Poland -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Austria -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945.
Lipizzaner horse.
Arabian horse.
ISBN 9780525644743 (hc)
0525644741 (hc)
9780525644767 (glb)
0525644768 (glb)
9780525644750 (ebk.)
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