Sergeant Stubby: How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation
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Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: May 2014
Duration: 5 hours 14 minutes
Told for the first time, here is the story of a stray dogwho eventually became affectionately known as Sergeant Stubby, the mostfamous war dog of World War I. Beloved award-winning children's author Ann Bausum brings her friendly writing style and in-depth research to herfirst book for adults.
Stubby's story begins in 1917 when America is about to enterthe war. A stray dog befriends Private J. Robert "Bob" Conroy at theConnecticut National Guard camp at Yale University, and the two becomeinseparable, eventually crossing an ocean and going to war together. Whatfollows is an epic tale of how man's best friend becomes an invaluable soldieron the front lines and in the trenches, a decorated war hero, and aninspiration to a country long after the troops returned home.