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Dominion journalists visit messenger dog depot in France

Dominion journalists visit messenger dog depot in France Image by National Library of Scotland The value of war photography is not restricted to capturing the conditions and consequences of battles; it also records the more curious or obscure details of life during wartime. This is one such detail, a field of lines of individual kennels, […]

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War messenger dog in the front area swimming across a canal to reach its master and deliver a message

War messenger dog in the front area swimming across a canal to reach its master and deliver a message Image by National Library of Scotland Messenger dog paddling across a canal to reach its handler, in France, during World War I. The dog pictured swimming across this canal worked as a messenger dog in the […]

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Reading a message this dog has just delivered

Reading a message this dog has just delivered Image by National Library of Scotland Dog-handler reading a message brought by a messenger dog, in France, during World War I. With his soaking wet messenger beside him, this handler is checking a message that this dog has just carried to him. The message would been scrolled […]

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