Record Details

Catalog Search

At first light : a true World War II story of a hero, his bravery, and an amazing horse / Walt Larimore and Mike Yorkey.

Larimore, Walt, 1952- (author.). Yorkey, Mike, (author.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library ACQ37025 ACQ37025 New Books Place on copy / volume On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781642939590 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1642939595 : HRD
  • Physical Description: xvii, 459 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Knox Press, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-443) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Growing up in the 1930s in Memphis, Tennessee, Phil Larimore is the ultimate Boy Scout--able to read maps, put a compass to good use, and traverse wild swamps and desolate canyons. His other great skill is riding horses. Phil does poorly in school, however, leading his parents send to him to a military academy. After Pearl Harbor, Phil realizes he is destined for war. Landing on the Anzio beachhead in February 1944, Phil is put in charge of an Ammunition Pioneer Platoon in the 3rd Infantry Division. Their job: deliver ammunition to the frontline foxholes--a dangerous assignment involving regular forays into No Man's Land. As Phil fights his way up the Italian boot, into Southern France and across the Rhine River into Germany, he is caught up in some of the most intense combat ever. But it's what happens in the final stages of the war and his homecoming that makes Phil's story incredibly special and heartwarming"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Larimore, Philip B.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 3rd > Biography.
Soldiers > United States > Biography.
War horses.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Western Front.
Genre: Biographies.