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Darn Wright | A doggone good Veteran's Day tale

 

November 1, 2019



It was another grayish darkened day as they waited in the soupy muddy, varmint infested four-foot-wide trenches. Their hearts beating faster and faster as they waited for the sergeant’s whistle to blow, telling it was time to go over the head-high trench. When the dreaded high pitch sound reverberated in their ears and minds, the four-footed solider was first to leap onto their death-calling battlefield.  It was this kind of write-up that introduced me to the “War to end all wars,” heroic Sergeant Stubby. 

“Four-footed” U.S. solider?  I tried to remember if any of my previous G...



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