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Sgt. Reckless : America's war horse / Robin Hutton.

Hutton, Robin L. (Author).

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Akron Carnegie PL - Akron 951.904 HUT (Text) 75253000063801 Adult NEW Non-fiction Checked out 07/15/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781621573814
  • ISBN: 1621573818
  • Physical Description: xxii, 346 pages : black and white illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : Regnery History, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-329) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Remembering Sergeant Reckless -- Korea -- A hero's journey -- Life at Camp Pendleton -- In memoriam and more -- Epilogue: The making of the monument: "Operation Reckless."
Summary, etc.:
The story of the Mongolian mare, who, despite only measuring about thirteen hands high, became an American hero for her actions during the Korean War, being awarded two Purple Hearts for her valor and being officially promoted to staff sergeant twice, a distinction never bestowed upon an animal before or since.
Subject: Sergeant Reckless (Horse), approximately 1948-1968.
United States. Marine Corps. Marine Regiment, 5th > Biography.
United States. Marine Corps > History > 20th century.
Korean War, 1950-1953 > Campaigns.
War horses > United States > History > 20th century.
Korean War, 1950-1953 > Artillery operations.
War horses > Korea (South) > History > 20th century.

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