World War: A Dog's Life

German newspapers barked last week that the Russians saddled dogs with dynamite and sicked them on German tanks. The Germans growled that they found 27,000 demolition-trained dogs in kennels near Pavlograd; altogether the Russians were supposed to have trained 100,000 dogs by burdening them with sandbags and teaching them to run in front of tanks. "But not a single Panzer was destroyed by the dogs," yipped the Germans.

> The Russians did use dogs to good advantage in World War I. Espionage Officer Captain Andreas Peeka thought up the idea, which is described in H. R. Berndorff's Espionage:

"Before his departure from...

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