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Judy: A Dog in a Million

From Runaway Puppy to the World's Most Heroic Dog

By Damien Lewis

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  • £9.99

The impossibly moving story of how Judy, World War Two's only animal POW, brought hope in the midst of hell.

The impossibly moving story of how Judy, World War Two's only animal POW, brought hope in the midst of hell.

Judy, a beautiful liver and white English pointer, and the only animal POW of WWII, truly was a dog in a million, cherished and adored by the British, Australian, American and other Allied servicemen who fought to survive alongside her.

Viewed largely as human by those who shared her extraordinary life, Judy's uncanny ability to sense danger, matched with her quick-thinking and impossible daring saved countless lives. She was a close companion to men who became like a family to her, sharing in both the tragedies and joys they faced. It was in recognition of the extraordinary friendship and protection she offered amidst the unforgiving and savage environment of a Japanese prison camp in Indonesia that she gained her formal status as a POW.

Judy's unique combination of courage, kindness and fun repaid that honour a thousand times over and her incredible story is one of the most heartwarming and inspiring tales you will ever read.

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  • ISBN: 9781848665385
  • Publication date: 07 May 2015
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Quercus
The dog of war whose sixth sense saved hundreds of British lives — Mail on Sunday
One of the most famous animals of the Second World War — Daily Express
The extraordinary story of the only animal POW held during the Second World War — Sunday Times
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