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14 May

Persians, Greeks, Assyrians, and Babylonians all used dogs in battle.

The journey to the theater of war has the quality of legend—a scruffy, peculiarly American brand of myth.

Pershing made a short speech, noting the soldier’s “heroism of highest caliber” and “bravery under fire.” The general solemnly lifted an engraved solid gold medal from its case and pinned it to the hero’s uniform. military commendation, but it symbolically confirmed Stubby, who’d also earned one wound stripe and three service stripes, as the greatest war dog in the nation’s history. His glory was even hailed in France, which also presented him with a medal.

Pershing, commander of the American forces in Europe during the war.

France, Britain, Belgium, Germany, and Russia all recognized the value of trained dogs on the battlefield.

The conventional wisdom favored pedigreed dogs: Jack Russell terriers for chasing rats out of trenches; German shepherds, Chiens de Brie, and Alsatian sheep dogs for sentry duty.