Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Book Discussion Group: Elephant company : the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II by Vicki Constantine Croke

At the onset of World War II, [Billy] Williams formed Elephant Company and was instrumental in defeating the Japanese in Burma and saving refugees, including on his own 'Hannibal Trek,' [becoming] a media sensation during the war, telling reporters that the elephants did more for him than he was ever able to do for them.

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