The Resource Judy : a dog in a million, Damien Lewis

Judy : a dog in a million, Damien Lewis

Label
Judy : a dog in a million
Title
Judy
Title remainder
a dog in a million
Statement of responsibility
Damien Lewis
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Judy, a beautiful liver and white English pointer, and the only animal POW of WWII, truly was a dog in a million. Whether she was dragging men to safety from the wreckage of a torpedoed ship, scavenging food to help feed the starving inmates of a hellish Japanese POW camp, or by her presence alone bringing inspiration and hope to men living through the 20th century's darkest days, she was cherished and adored by the British, Australian, American and other Allied servicemen who fought to survive alongside her. Viewed largely as human by those who shared her extraordinary life, Judy's uncanny ability to sense danger, matched with her quick-thinking and impossible daring saved countless lives. She was a close companion to men who became like a family to her, sharing in both the tragedies and joys they faced. It was in recognition of the extraordinary friendship and protection she offered amidst the unforgiving and savage environment of a Japanese prison camp in Indonesia that she gained her formal status as a POW. Judy's unique combination of courage, kindness and fun repaid that honour a thousand times over and her incredible story is one of the most heartwarming and inspiring tales you will ever read
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
940.545941
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Judy : a dog in a million, Damien Lewis
Label
Judy : a dog in a million, Damien Lewis
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
15392141
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xxiv, 359 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781848665361
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2357680
  • (OCoLC)873985070
  • (AuCNLKIN)000052872232

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