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.
14 Adorable WWII-Era Photos Of Soldiers With Their Pets
“ Private John L. Drugan and Pal, May 1945 ” Pal was responsible for saving an entire Marine platoon from an ambush on Okinawa after discovering a hidden Japanese machine gun nest. Military dogs were commonly used by the Marines in the Pacific for.