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Gun Shy By Angie McDonell

Gun Shy

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Vidar, the army search dog, spent half his life sniffing out enemy weapons and bombs on the frontline of the war in Afghanistan. His keen nose saved the lives of hundreds of soldiers, finding roadside bombs which could have killed British troops.

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Gun Shy: The True Story of the Army Dog Scared of War by Angie McDonell

Vidar, the army search dog, has spent half his life sniffing out enemy weapons and bombs on the front line of the war in Afghanistan. His keen nose saved the lives of hundreds of soldiers, finding roadside bombs which could have killed British troops. But after two years of loyal service, Vidar became `Gun Shy' - a term used to describe dogs who are frightened of loud noises. Whenever he heard bombs exploding or even the sound of helicopters flying above, he would curl up in the corner, shaking with fear.

His army days were numbered... and his future looked uncertain. Until Angie, an army medic who befriended him during her tour of Afghanistan, made it her duty to give him a safe haven at her Welsh home.

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About Angie McDonell


Alison Stokes is a writer and journalist. A former Trinity Mirror features editor, she is the co-author of several inspirational memoirs including the international best-seller 'Old Before My Time' with Hayley Okines which was the subject of a Channel 5 Extraordinary People documentary; 'Running Free' with Kate Allatt and 'Worlds Beyond Words' which was published as part of the Quick Reads national literacy scheme.

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GOR008223789
Gun Shy: The True Story of the Army Dog Scared of War by Angie McDonell
Angie McDonell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Accent Press Ltd
2017-02-16
96
1786155478
9781786155474
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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