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A dog retreating from France

With the British Expeditionary Force in 1940.

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With the British Expeditionary Force in 1940. (I don’t know whether from Dunkirk or from the subsequent evacuation from further west.)

He looks properly upset.

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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