The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis - Part Three: The Mission - Chapters 18-21 Summary & Analysis

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Lessing and Stewart soon learn that militia leader General Schulze has come to Hostau and is "dead set against surrender" (182). Lessing argues that it is their duty to save the horses regardless of who wins the war. The General, at first furious with Lessing for negotiating with Americans, eventually decides to defer to his superior, the brigade commander. Lessing and Stewart travel to the brigade commander's headquarters and convince him to let them save what few things have managed to survive until this point.

A three-part American task force crosses the border into Czechoslovakia. Captain Stewart leads one of the troops. A second American branch of the task force, led by Captain William Donald Quinlivan, arrives in Hostau first. The Germans surrender and the American flag is flown over the stud farm.

Tom Stewart is now the commanding...

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