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Laura Tolley
Laura Tolley • 2 years ago

Stubby, a pit bull type dog, was a hero of World War I. He is the only dog that has been promoted to sergeant through combat. He served for 18 months in World War I as part of the 102nd infantry, 26th Division in France. Involved in 17 battles, Stubby did more than just boost the morale of the soldiers in his unit.

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