Brave Bess and the ANZAC horses
InformationA True Story of Courage and Loyalty
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Code: SBISBN: 9781869507916Format: SoftcoverSeries: True StoryPages: 160Country of Origin: New ZealandPublisher: HarperCollinsPublishersAge Group: Older Children upwardsSize: 13 x 20
The jet-black mare galloped wildly across the scroching white sands, the guns and shells exploding around her with a deafening roar.Her master spurred her on, his legs tightly gripping her heaving sides. With foam-flecked lips and ears laid flat, she thundered on through the flying bullets and choking dust...
Every Anzac Day we celebrate our heroes, with many books written and stories told about the brave soldiers who fought and died in World War One. Until now the story of the loyal horses who carried our troops in the desert war has remained untold. This is their story - and the story of Bess, the only horse to return to New Zealand.