Thursday, June 2, 2016

Amazing Photos: The Parachuting Dogs Of World War II

During World War II, the 13th (Lancashire) Parachute Battalion started an adventurous experiment as it prepared for D-Day: enlisting dogs into their ranks. The so-called "paradogs" (short for "parachuting dogs") were specifically trained to perform tasks such as locating mines, keeping watch and warning about enemies.

More Interesting Photos:

One of the oldest photos of the Great Sphinx, from 1880

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