The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis - Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Letts
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Summary

The epilogue summarizes what happened to some of the book's other key characters and places involved in the war.

Rudolf Lessing remains in West Germany and continues to work as a veterinarian. Throughout his life, he donates his time and knowledge to help rebuild Germany's horse industry.

William Quinlivan is discharged from the army in 1949 and settles with his wife in Los Angeles. He continues to stay in touch with members of the 2nd Cavalry and never gives up on his love of animals. Three of his children follow his steps into military service.

After the war, Gustav Rau becomes one of the most influential horsemen in Germany and is the first post-war head of the German Olympic Equestrian Committee. It isn't until many decades later that scholarship reveals his true role during the Third Reich.

Rudofsky and his family were forced into a...

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