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If the dog is man's best friend and these dogs behind me years certainly the best friends soldier sailor airman -- marine.
Could ever happen.
I'm over north wolf from the wars Fort Worth the panels of the marine base Quantico Virginia.
And these four -- bright eyed and bushy tailed Roche -- Marines are war dogs.
Just like -- have been used by.
Armed forces all over the world.
Have been perceptions.
-- -- messengers in his rest.
Dogs are the only person in the news -- I'm better grasp.
The role of the war -- courier could do as well now.
About golf -- even pats.
As you'll see tonight.
Throughout this -- -- the harness natural instincts.
Endurance and survival here there's some of those who wore.
-- worked out better than others but none have ever worked out any better.
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In the fantasy to combat dogs were common site in history as bloody battlefields and one valiant dog became a Greek legend.
As early as 431.
You see the Greeks were attacking me.
-- -- -- -- -- Fifty dogs and somehow it's managed to kill all of the dogs which have one whose -- supposedly it was some sort of -- And this one dog got to where you ran back to -- And don't want to corinthians.
About the approaching.
Greeks are supposed to save the city.
-- -- always an experimental psychologist to study didn't train animals for the military since 1965.
He's an expert on the role in warfare -- earliest groups.
-- can find examples of articles.
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-- -- -- and that this was signed told reporters that started received.
We want to look at that as a military.
Application one time.
But it was a horse to begin the real first animal what for the worse as animal behaviorist.
-- -- The course was the real heavy arm.
Today he pulled ahead forces -- possible.
There's a lot of cultures.
Wiped out by.
Made the change.
Combining forces and -- the -- technology some simple.
You're talking about -- 2000 pound animal.
Pulling its its wagon.
Moved with such great speed and just ran over everything in front of it but using -- cheery at the egyptians went from subjects that kind whose flight 1540 BC.
And the Romans took -- a step further.
Thousand years later they used the -- steadily for battle.
-- -- spectacles in the patrols and when you combine that with the -- Iron.
But Astride a warrior horse -- could begin to rule the world -- 334 BC.
Alexander became great with the stallion deceptions and let it cavalry of nearly 7000 strong to -- ancient version.
And when his beloved horse died of battle wounds Alexander named -- city after him.
Conflicting BC pathogens in general -- who's 37 militants to cross the Italian Alps.
It remains one of the most remarkable feats in military history.
It was -- -- that dominated warfare for the next thousand years.
The dogs were also there -- sent -- messengers and -- opinions and joining them on the battlefield.
Was the low.
-- -- -- they were used essentially as messengers to send.
Messages -- hasn't week course -- We're very very effective when the pool was defeated at Waterloo in tune of 1815.
It was the pitch.
This brought back the news.
But the Campbell held -- edge over the course and desert warfare in the 1860s.
Course again proved its worth -- the bloody civil war.
Robert fat -- sort of World War II general George Patton is an acclaimed author and military -- -- The horse calvary.
In the united states military probably reached his peak in the civil war and one thinks of of some of the people that we all know of George Armstrong Custer on the north side.
Just stored on the southern side there's a kind of little rising above the -- of the battlefield simply by being on horseback.
That I think.
Here's cavalry right here along the sense of glory and romance in a tradition of military history.
You look good pictures the war war war.
Mules and horses straining to move heavy equipment mired in mud dog -- telegraphed well it was a time of chemical warfare.
And guest -- for -- and beat us cavalry for the impact.
They were the ones that blew open the enemy lines these forces attacked and that that the banners and flashing in the sun life.
303 year old eight -- over from Indiana this part of the darkness American cavalry in World War I.
He signed up for duty in 1950.
Allied unity and others like Steve that -- -- -- eighteen.
I'll never forget one -- I drove the -- trailer.
He -- that you're gonna analyze and you're alive and not very.
Music report Q Iraq while it and live and work I have Halladay thing you know this country -- backed out of the war.
-- and I get our -- is there are.
-- -- Taylor and his -- dusty went to the Panama Canal as part of the twelfth US cavalry troop.
You had a wall at -- At room.
Didn't you then private first class killer remembers his first encounter with a menacing Panamanian jump.
I got to help.
Yeah it was in regard to her night -- to slow roll.
I walk -- through that one play.
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And it seemed like John Malone there are rumors say who.
There will have a hell our kids -- I had -- -- life.
121000 miles away in the western front allied infantry men were busy fighting the great war in the mud -- trenches of your.
And of course was becoming obsolete.
-- -- in World War I work on the.
Educating inadequate certainly and and -- -- sending calories.
Ranks against the machine guns.
-- infantryman was only suicide and that is one of the reasons why tanks were developed the Nazis were.
Launching armored columns blitzkrieg.
The united states army was still training with a horse cavalry and as a result have a lot of catching up to do in -- very very first months.
World War II.
Who would use the -- again on the battlefield sixty years later in Afghanistan.
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