On My (Summer) Reading List

#15. History- ‘Elephant Company‘ by Vicki Constantine Croke, 2014.

” James Howard Williams was a World War ll legend. Newspapers and magazines around the world loved telling the story of the quietly charismatic war hero with a dash of mysticism, who could talk to elephants. He had gone to work in the teak industry in Burma in 1920, and over the years displayed a remarkable gift for understanding the hearts and minds of the great beasts who pushed, pulled, and dragged logs to the riverways…”

elephant-stamp-occupied-burma-opt(Postage stamp, occupied Burma by Japan c. 1940)