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Battle weary hero with medal for bravery...Sgt. Stubby. 17 Battles. Captured German spy. Nearly killed by nerve gas; he was able to alert soldiers to its presence.

Battle weary hero with medal for bravery. Nearly killed by poison gas; he was able to alert soldiers to its presence. SGT Stubby was one hell of a Dog!

Stubby saved his regiment from surprise mustard gas attacks, found and comforted the wounded, and even once caught a German spy, holding him there until American soldiers found him.  Back home his exploits were front page news of every major newspaper.

Corporal Robert Conroy and Sergeant Stubby photo portrait Seargent Stubby is a dog who actually got the rank of sergeant

Theatre poster starring Stubby

After the war

Sergeant Stubby, Boston Terrier war dog during WWI performed vaudeville acts with Mary Pickford in 1919

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La Historia Compartida – Chips

Chips was the most decorated WWII war dog. During the invasion of Sicily, Chips and his handler were pinned down on the beach by a machine-gun team. Chips broke from his handler and jumped into the pillbox, attacking the gunners and forced them to surrend

SGT. STUBBY  Sergeant Stubby, who lived from 1916–1927, was the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat. Stubby served with the 102nd Infantry, 26th (Yankee) Division in the trenches in France   for 18 months and participated in four offensives and 17 battles. The dog became a lifetime member of the American Legion and later became Georgetown University's mascot. In 1921, Stubby was awarded a gold hero dog's medal that was commissioned…

Meet America’s first war dog, a stray Pit Bull/Terrier mix, named Stubby. He became Sgt. Stubby, was the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat.

Stg. Stubby, a WWI decorated war dog who served with US troops.

SGT Stubby, a legendary WWII decorated war dog, who served with US troops.

STUBBY, Pit Bull Terrier mix, WWI. The most decorated war dog in U.S. history.

Sergeant Stubby - Hero (Some say this is a Pit Bull and not a terrier) An American Staff

Badass of the Week: Sergeant Stubby the War Dog

Sergeant Stubby was a pit bull type dog that was found and “enlisted” by Private Conroy during World War I. The puppy’s short tail gave him a name, and the Army gave him a mission.

Hachiko: A Dog's Loyalty Knows No Boundaries. They made this true story into a beautiful movie called "Hachi"

Hachiko: A Dog's Loyalty Knows No Boundaries

Hachiko, the loyal Akita who waited at the train station every day for his owner's return from work, even after the owner died. A statue of Hachiko stands outside the Shibuya train station in Japan. << that movie made me cry

Cool! Such a brave doggie

did you know? - Sergeant Stubby, the 'Hero Dog of WWI,' once.

Sergeant Stubby: How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation

Sergeant Stubby: How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation

Sergeant Stubby, the most decorated dog in U.S. Military History being awarded a medal for his service in World War I by General John Pershing. Sergeant Stubby was the first dog to be given rank in the U.S. Army after he saved an entire unit of soldiers in 1918 by smelling a gas attack and then waking everyone, warning them of the danger. #history

After catching the spy, Stubby made U. history by becoming the first dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat. He even wore the Iron Cross of the German he captured on his doggie jacket, among his many other accolades.

Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog by Ann Bausum

Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog by Ann Bausum

Sergeant Stubby - WTF fun fact

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I love sergeant stubby. He's a true hero.

Yes... I did know about this hero dog who was first taken in a stray. Adopt your own hero today!

did you know? - Sergeant Stubby, the 'Hero Dog of WWI,' once.

stubby the SGT. STUBBY WAR DOG HERO! | The Thinking Dog. Sergeant Stubby was a stray, who saved more lives, saw more combat, and performed more feats than most war dogs and humans in the history of warfare.war dog -

This Brave, Stubby-Tailed Pit Bull Was America's First War Dog

Jack Brutus was the official mascot for Company K of the First Connecticut Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. Unlike Sergeant Stubby, Jack was never in the action nor had a rank. He died in 1898 of spinal troubles and other complications.

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