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The Resource Flight by elephant : the untold story of World War Two's most daring jungle rescue, Andrew Martin

Flight by elephant : the untold story of World War Two's most daring jungle rescue, Andrew Martin

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Flight by elephant : the untold story of World War Two's most daring jungle rescue
Title
Flight by elephant
Title remainder
the untold story of World War Two's most daring jungle rescue
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Martin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1942 Gyles Mackrell, a tea-planter, went into North Burma with 20 elephants and a team of mahouts 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
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StDuBDS
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1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Andrew
Dewey number
940.542591
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mackrell, Gyles
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Warfare and Defence
Label
Flight by elephant : the untold story of World War Two's most daring jungle rescue, Andrew Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
3562844
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 322 pages
Isbn
9780007512720
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps (black and white)
System control number
(StDuBDSZ)BDZ0021045367
Label
Flight by elephant : the untold story of World War Two's most daring jungle rescue, Andrew Martin
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
3562844
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 322 pages
Isbn
9780007512720
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps (black and white)
System control number
(StDuBDSZ)BDZ0021045367

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