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In pictures: Dogs that stole show during wars

On October 13, Army assault dog 'Zoom' succumbed to his injuries in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. A ferocious, committed canine, he was trained to locate and bring down terrorists. He has been a loyal companion of the army and has been an active part of several operations in South Kashmir. He was fatally shot in the line of duty. Here are famous canines who served in the military in historical wars



Stubby, one of the most famous war dogs, served in World World I with the 102nd Infantry. He was the only dog who was given the rank of a sergeant. He saved his troops from gas attacks and successfully caught a German spy.
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Stubby, one of the most famous war dogs, served in World World I with the 102nd Infantry. He was the only dog who was given the rank of a sergeant. He saved his troops from gas attacks and successfully caught a German spy.
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The military dog of World War II, Chips served in General Patton’s Seventh Army in Germany, Italy, Sicily, France, and North Africa. In Sicily, the brave dog singlehandedly captured four Italian soliders
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The military dog of World War II, Chips served in General Patton’s Seventh Army in Germany, Italy, Sicily, France, and North Africa. In Sicily, the brave dog singlehandedly captured four Italian soliders
Twitter/ @Dogs_At_War
Sallie worked as the mascot of of the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. This memorial statue of the brave animal is placed at Gettysburg by her soldiers from her regiment
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Sallie worked as the mascot of of the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. This memorial statue of the brave animal is placed at Gettysburg by her soldiers from her regiment
Twitter/ @PibbleLife
German Shepherd, Nemo A534 was part of the Vietnam War alongside the Air Force. The loyal dog took a bullet for his handler, Airman Robert Throneburg.
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German Shepherd, Nemo A534 was part of the Vietnam War alongside the Air Force. The loyal dog took a bullet for his handler, Airman Robert Throneburg.
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 Cairo is a member of the Navy SEALS and was part of  Operation Neptune Spear, the operation that took down terrorist Osama Bin Laden
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Cairo is a member of the Navy SEALS and was part of Operation Neptune Spear, the operation that took down terrorist Osama Bin Laden
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Lucca has served with the United States Marine Corps for six years and completed over 400 mission in Iraq and Afghanistan. She lost a log due to her battle injuries
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Lucca has served with the United States Marine Corps for six years and completed over 400 mission in Iraq and Afghanistan. She lost a log due to her battle injuries
Twitter/ @cooldogfacts

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