The perfect horse : the daring rescue of horses kidnapped by Hitler

Letts, Elizabeth, author


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  • Creator Elizabeth Letts
  • Format Books
  • Publication First Delacorte Press edition. New York : Delacorte Press, [2019]
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 253 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780525644743, 0525644741, 9780525644767, 0525644768, 9780525644750
  • OCLC on1022077093


  • American soldiers, aided by an Austrian colonel who was both an Olympian and a trainer of Lipizzaners, attempt to kidnap horses that had been taken by Nazis "for the glorification of the Third Reich" and smuggle them to safety.--


  • "Adapted for young people."
  • "This work is based on The Perfect Horse : The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis, copyright 2016 by Elizabeth Letts."
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York in 2016."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-242) and index.


  • The Europeans -- The Americans -- The mission -- Homecoming
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