World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF AFRICA: The Dogs of Ousseltia

Last week Lieut. Paul Robarge and two sergeants left the U.S. lines in central Tunisia to scout enemy positions. On the eastern side of a small valley separating Axis and Allied positions, Robarge and his men were startled by a medium-sized white dog, which stood stock-still and pointed toward them.

A few minutes later enemy rifle fire crippled one of the sergeants in both legs. His companions had to leave him. That evening Robarge returned with a stretcher and guard party. While crossing the same valley they again saw the white dog stalking them. When a sergeant raised, his rifle...

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