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Moody's Tale

The Story of Corporal Horrie
Narrated by: John Derum
Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins

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Summary

The original tale of Horrie the Wog Dog as given to Ion Idriess to develop, including all of Moody's memories of Horrie with his Rebel Unit in WW2.  

James Moody of the 2/1st Machine Gun Battalion found an Egyptian dog in 1940, who became Horrie, the Battalion's mascot. He wrote it first as a simple tale, augmented by his own photographs of Horrie and his mates in action in Greece, Crete and Palestine. This was sent to Ion Idriess, who developed the book with a series of questions, to finally develop the classic tale of man's best friend: Horrie the Wog Dog

Published for the first time is Moody's original tale and extended responses to Idriess' questions, which give a much stronger picture of members of the battalion itself, the Rebels, written and lived in that Australian larrikin manner.

©2018 James Bell Moody (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing

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