The Loyal Dogs Who Served Alongside Human Soldiers In War A U. Marine chats with his scouting dog in Guam in August These dogs were used to track down Japanese soldiers hidden in caves or jungle strongholds, and for running messages.
circa A US Army cavalry horse sporting a new type of gas mask, developed by the US Army Chemical Warfare Service, which supplied enough air to walk, trot, or gallop in action. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
By Helmuth Pirath - Prize World Press Photo of the Year 1956 - CountryWest Germany Place Caption - A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one-year-old.
For much of the small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines as a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the Somme.