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Animals in the military

John M. Kistler

Animals in the military

from Hannibal"s elephants to the dolphins of the U.S. Navy

by John M. Kistler

  • 289 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals,
  • War use,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn Kistler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUH87 .K568 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 393 p. :
    Number of Pages393
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25121179M
    ISBN 109781598843460, 9781598843477
    LC Control Number2011004925

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    At last, in early October, a flight of pigeons alerts Animal Farm that Mr. Jones has begun marching on the farm with some of Pilkington’s and Frederick’s men. Snowball, who has studied books about the battle campaigns of the renowned Roman general Julius Caesar, prepares a defense and leads the animals in an ambush on the men. They're first unleashed on Animal Farm right after Snowball has wowed everyone with his flashy speech. But Snowball doesn't get to bask in his glory for long: Napoleon lets out a whistle, and "there was a terrible baying sound outside, and nine enormous dogs, wearing brass-studded collars came bounding into the barn" ().

    Get this from a library! Military animals. [Laurie Calkhoven] -- Military animals explores amazing creatures that have aided militaries on land, by air, and at sea. Learn how elephants, bats, monkeys, cats, and even glowworms helped out in times of war. A large amount of animals exist to be used for testing and research purposes by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other branches of the military and defense.


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In Animals in the Military: From Hannibal's Elephants to the Dolphins of the U.S. Navy, author John Animals in the military book. Kistler examines these contributions, describing the work of animals in human warfare throughout time, from lowly insects to birds to elephants/5(2).

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Animals and War: Confronting the Military-Animal Industrial Complex. by Anthony J. Nocella II (Editor), Colin Salter (Editor), Judy K.C. Bentley (Editor), Ian Smith (Contribution by), Justin Goodman (Contribution by) Anthony J. Nocella II. | Editorial : Sophia Huffman rated it it was amazing.

this book is so cute even though some of the animals are not. the book has information about haw animals work in the military. Horses,pigs,goats,bees,dogs,rats,cats,etc. read this book to find out what the /5. In Military Animals, you will learn all about these incredible animals that have aided the military in the air, on land, and by sea.

Discover how dolphins, bears, pigs, penguins, and even glowworms became heroes in times of war. the research she has done to highlight the military animals is phenomenal.

her writing allows the reader to make a connection with each animal. war animals is the second book i have of robin hutton’s - the first being sgt. reckless, america’s war horse. robin hutton gives a voice to the animals and is their hero/5(40). Kistler’s () reference to events at Maleventum, reflective of the dedication for his book Animals in the Military: From Hannibal’s Elephants to the Dolphins of the U.S.

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During the First World War, pigeons were used to carry vitally important messages and deliver them securely and dogs carried out the same task. Animals such as horses, elephants, mules, camels and deers have been used as a means of transport or for fighting in wars (carrying humans or goods).

Other uses include pigeons to send messages, dogs and other animals to detect mines and animals killed for use as food by the military. 7 Eagles have been used for attacking drones.

The military’s use of animals depends on the mission. Dogs are used for security, law enforcement, combat tracking, and explosives and narcotics detection, while horses were primarily used for cavalry in the past, but are now used more for ceremonial purposes.

Get this from a library. Military animals. [Julia Garstecki] -- Diagrams, graphs, and fun text help readers explore the place of animals in the military. Elephants were particularly useful in the jungles of Asia, where jeeps and other vehicles became bogged down in swampy water. Pictured, French troops enlisted herds of elephants to carry fighters, as well as supplies, into the jungles of Laos.

Author: Joel Stice. InPETA, along with current and former military doctors, published a study in the journal Military Medicine—the official journal of U.S. military surgeons—showing that nearly 80 percent of our NATO allies do not use any animals for military medical training.

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