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Bonzo's war : animals under fire 1939-1945 / Clare Campbell.

By: Campbell, Clare, 1952 or 1953-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Corsair, 2013Description: xxvii, 372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781472106797 (hbk.); 1472106792 (hbk.).Subject(s): Animals -- War use -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Domestic animals -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945DDC classification: 355.42409044 Summary: What was it like to be a dog or cat when the world was at war? When food was rationed and cities were bombed? Pets (on the whole) do not write memoirs, so to find the answer to that question, Clare Campbell went in search of voices of those people whose lives were entwined with animals. She found stories - inspiring and harrowing - of animals under fire, of evacuated and homeless pets, of brave animals who provided comfort to humans while the bombs fell.
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Fascinating story of the plight of domestic pets and of zoo animals in wartime. An expertly researched account on a subject close to the nation's heart: Pets and WW2.

Includes bibliographical references.

What was it like to be a dog or cat when the world was at war? When food was rationed and cities were bombed? Pets (on the whole) do not write memoirs, so to find the answer to that question, Clare Campbell went in search of voices of those people whose lives were entwined with animals. She found stories - inspiring and harrowing - of animals under fire, of evacuated and homeless pets, of brave animals who provided comfort to humans while the bombs fell.

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