Military dogs amaze me. For official dogs working in today's hot spots, see the news article Military Working Dogs Save Many Lives at DefendAmerica.
For an offbeat true-life story about a little dog that got adopted, and smuggled around (when necessary), by a doting soldier:
Yorkie Doodle Dandy: A Memoir: Or the Other Woman Was a Real Dog
This book was brought to my attention several years ago by the son of the author. It's definitely a home grown book, but it's a good read nonetheless. It's about a Yorkshire Terrier found in New Guinea during World War II who went on to an entertainment career in the United States. During the war, Smoky was put to work, thank you very much - everything from helping set up an air base to entertaining troops. More on Smoky.
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