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War dogs: Always nice to have a pup to welcome you home from work

Especially after a hard day of shooting down Nazis.

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Especially after a hard day of shooting down Nazis. This, by the way, is a Czech pilot, after landing on Sept. 7, 1940, around the height of the Battle of Britain.

More on war dogs here.

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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