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The most decorated war dog in U. As a small, stray bull terrier, he was smuggled aboard a troop ship to France. One night in Februaryhe roused a sleeping sergeant to warn of a gas attack, giving the soldiers time to don masks and thus saving them.
He met Presidents Wilson, Harding, and Coolidge. He died of old age in Stubby is now on display as part of American military history in the Hartford Armory in Connecticut and is called "Sargeant Stubby".
S Photo and Fighter planes saving them from the hazard of daily exposure to bombings if they would have to be moved while a construction detail dug up the taxiway. This three day job was accomplished in two minutes by the seven inch tall Smoky who climbed through 4 inch piles of sand accumilated at each four foot segment.
Thanks to "Bill" for sending this to the webmaster. Thank you for including Smoky in you great pages of Wardogs. Smoky is the U. Smoky is hereby claimed as the first Australia Wardog and helping with U. The Headquarters is now the MacArthur museum.
Smoky actually traveled 80 meters under the taxiway. That is a long way. Her 70 feet through a blind tunnel is long enough for dog that had never seen any tunnel much less a close surrounding tunnell 8" in diameter on a seven inch tall dog with 4" of sifted sand every four feet along the way.
Depsite losing an eye to gunfire, he threw himself on 4 Viet Cong to save his handler in One of the few Vietnam war dogs given passage back home to the United States.
He was always in front of me. Coast Guard Dog Patrol. Belonged to James M. Coleman in the 82nd Airborne, PIR. Dude enlisted February 19,and honorably discharged April 25, When he and his handler was attacked by a concealed machine gun in July during the invasion of Sicily, he streaked for the Italian machine gun pillbox, capturing 4 Italian soldiers and saving his handler.
He suffered powder burns and a scalp wound - proof that the Italians had tried to kill him. That same night he helped capture another 10 Italian soldiers. He was personally thanked for his services by General Eisenhower.
MAC, first canine casualty in Vietnam.George Graham Vest (December 6, – August 9, ) was a U.S.
politician. Born in Frankfort, Kentucky, he was known for his skills in oration and debate. Vest, a lawyer as well as a politician, served as a Missouri Congressman, a Confederate Congressman during the Civil War, and finally a US urbanagricultureinitiative.comed by: James Shields.
National Mill Dog Rescue saves commercial breeding dogs from puppy mills, giving them a final chance to find happiness and comfort in a loving home. Dogs in warfare have a long history starting in ancient urbanagricultureinitiative.com war dogs trained in combat to their use as scouts, sentries and trackers, their uses have been varied and some continue to exist in .
The music video to the right was produced by the Alliance for Humane Action to promote spaying and neutering. It's set to the music of the Beatles' song HELP and it's a lot of fun to watch. It's available on both the AHA web site and urbanagricultureinitiative.com share it with friends to get the word out on the importance of spaying and neutering our cats and dogs.
The new Wes Anderson animation has premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. It deserves four stars, but it’s not for cat lovers, writes Emma Jones. Healing and Inspirational Poetry (Please note that some of these poems and stories are copyrighted and may not be reproduced without permission of the author.).