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The Resource The perfect horse : the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis, Elizabeth Letts

The perfect horse : the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis, Elizabeth Letts

Label
The perfect horse : the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis
Title
The perfect horse
Title remainder
the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Letts
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Letts, Elizabeth
Dewey number
940.54/213714
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.C8
LC item number
L46 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Lipizzaner horse
  • Arabian horse
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Spanische Reitschule (Vienna, Austria)
  • Podhajsky, Alois
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Reed, Charles Hancock
  • United States
Label
The perfect horse : the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis, Elizabeth Letts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-350) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: The Europeans -- An unlikely Olympian -- The master of all horses -- The Polish prince -- Rau's dominion -- The Spanish Riding School of Vienna -- The hidden stud farm -- Podhajsky's choice -- Horses in peril -- The escape -- Part Two: The Americans -- Machine versus horse -- A horseless commander -- America's fightin'est General -- Two hands and a Purple Heart -- Part Three: The mission -- Armies closing in -- The photographs -- The plan -- Dressed up as a plenipotentiary -- Change of heart -- Lessing takes charge -- The tanks are coming -- The fallen -- The Americans -- The Generals -- The craziest caravan in the world -- The Lipizzaner farewell -- Part Four: Homecoming -- The super horses are ours -- Departure! -- The riderless horse -- The victory parade -- Finding a home -- The war orphans -- The auction -- The widow's rose -- The birthday party -- A mighty good American -- The veterans -- The Spanish Riding School today -- Epilogue: What became of them?
Control code
1673238
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 369 pages
Isbn
9780345544827
Lccn
2016010501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1673238
  • (Sirsi) 1673238
  • (OCoLC)952567026
Label
The perfect horse : the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis, Elizabeth Letts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-350) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: The Europeans -- An unlikely Olympian -- The master of all horses -- The Polish prince -- Rau's dominion -- The Spanish Riding School of Vienna -- The hidden stud farm -- Podhajsky's choice -- Horses in peril -- The escape -- Part Two: The Americans -- Machine versus horse -- A horseless commander -- America's fightin'est General -- Two hands and a Purple Heart -- Part Three: The mission -- Armies closing in -- The photographs -- The plan -- Dressed up as a plenipotentiary -- Change of heart -- Lessing takes charge -- The tanks are coming -- The fallen -- The Americans -- The Generals -- The craziest caravan in the world -- The Lipizzaner farewell -- Part Four: Homecoming -- The super horses are ours -- Departure! -- The riderless horse -- The victory parade -- Finding a home -- The war orphans -- The auction -- The widow's rose -- The birthday party -- A mighty good American -- The veterans -- The Spanish Riding School today -- Epilogue: What became of them?
Control code
1673238
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 369 pages
Isbn
9780345544827
Lccn
2016010501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1673238
  • (Sirsi) 1673238
  • (OCoLC)952567026

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