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Andrew Higgins and the Boats That Landed Victory in World War II
by Nancy Rust and Carol Stubbs and Brock Nicol




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Andrew Higgins built boats that could crunch through driftwood, bounce over logs, climb a beach, and wham up on a sloping concrete sea wall. In World War II, that was exactly what was needed to get soldiers and Jeeps from the ocean to land. This biography for young readers traces the invention of the legendary Higgins boat-and the adventurous childhood of the remarkable man behind it.

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Overview

Andrew Higgins built boats that could crunch through driftwood, bounce over logs, climb a beach, and wham up on a sloping concrete sea wall. In World War II, that was exactly what was needed to get soldiers and Jeeps from the ocean to land. This biography for young readers traces the invention of the legendary Higgins boat-and the adventurous childhood of the remarkable man behind it.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781455625277
  • ISBN-10: 1455625272
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: May 2020
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 3-8
  • Dimensions: 11 x 8.7 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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