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War Dog: Poor dog!

A mine-detecting dog wounded in Normandy, July 1944.

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A mine-detecting dog wounded in Normandy, July 1944.

Photo credit: Wikimedia commons

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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