15 Times Animals In War Turned The Battlefield Upside Down
Are you ready for a journey through time? From a humble mutt to a heroic baboon, and even a slug brigade, these fifteen tales of bravery and loyalty will leave you inspired. Meet Sergeant Stubby, who became the first dog ever given rank in the US Army, and Rags, a World War One pooch who was evacuated to America and went on to become an honorary lieutenant colonel. Learn about Cher Ami, the carrier pigeon who saved the Lost Battalion, and Jackie the Baboon, who wore a uniform and marched with the 3rd South African Infantry Brigade. You'll even meet Gustave, the WWI pigeon who delivered news from the front lines, Wojtek the bear who captured an anti-British fighter in Palestine, Tirpitz the pig who became the mascot of HMS Glasgow, and the Slug Brigade, whose discovery of slugs' sensitivity to mustard gas saved thousands of lives. And what of the Emus? Read on to find out.