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Today in World War II History—Mar. 13, 1942

One of the first scout dog patrols to be used on Luzon in WWII. Briefing prior to a patrol (US Army photo)

One of the first scout dog patrols to be used on Luzon in WWII. Briefing prior to a patrol (US Army photo)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 13, 1942: US Army Quartermasters begins training dogs for K-9 Corps War Dog Program.

Julia Flikke, Director of the Army Nurse Corps, becomes first female colonel in US Army.

2 Responses to “Today in World War II History—Mar. 13, 1942”

  1. Shirley Chapel

    SO THIS IS HOW THE SERVICE DOG GOT ITS START.

  2. Connie Price

    Had no idea about the dogs being trained for K-9 Corp. but I’m not surprised,love dogs and that they can serve this way!