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Flight by elephants : the untold story of World War Two's most daring jungle rescue
Flight by elephants : the untold story of World War Two's most daring jungle rescue
Martin, Andrew, 1962-2013
Articles
In 1942 Gyles Mackrell, a tea-planter, went into North Burma with 20 elephants and a team of mahuts to rescue starving Indian army soldiers, British civilians and their servants from the pursuing Japanese. This largely unknown story paints a picture of fading British imperial virtues at their most dignified and robust.
Author:
Imprint:
London : Fourth Estate, [2013]London : Fourth Estate, [2013]©2013
Collation:
xiv, 322 pages : maps (black and white) ; 23 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780007461523 (hbk)
Dewey class:
940.542591A940.542591940.542940.542591MAR940.542 591 MAR
Local class:
940.542591 MAR
Language:
English
BRN:
1081491
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