The Perfect Horse
  • Author : Elizabeth Letts
  • Release Date : 01 July 2022
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Arabian horse
  • Pages : 369
  • ISBN 13 : 9780345544803
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Book excerpt: "Traces the lesser-known efforts of Hitler to build a master race of the finest purebred horses and the heroic achievements of American soldiers to rescue imperiled stolen equines from a hidden Czechoslovakian farm during a 1945 battle between Third Reich and Allied forces,"--NoveList.

The Perfect Horse

The Perfect Horse

Author : Elizabeth Letts
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Arabian horse
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"Traces the lesser-known efforts of Hitler to build a master race of the finest purebred horses and the heroic achievements of American soldiers to rescue imperiled stolen equines from a hidden Czechoslovakian farm during a 1945 battle between Third Reich and Allied forces,"--NoveList....

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Genre : History
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Genre : Pets
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Genre : History
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Publisher : Yearling
Genre : Arabian horse
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The Ride of Her Life

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Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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