Soldiers' Dogs

Soldiers' Dogs

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Overview

Soldiers' Dogs by Meish Goldish, Ron Aiello

In 2011, British soldiers were searching a compound in Afghanistan for explosives. Private Andrew Duff, a dog handler, was on patrol with an English springer spaniel named Jack. As Private Duff was about to take his next step, Jack suddenly stopped and sat down in front of him. It was the dog's way of letting Private Duff know that a bomb was buried just ahead-but would the soldier see the warning in time?

Look inside to find out more about Jack and other courageous military dogs that have risked their lives to protect soldiers. Some, like Jack, sniff out explosives. Others guard soldiers, weapons, vehicles, and buildings. All of them show the love and loyalty that make them a soldier's best friend.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617726965
Publisher: Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: Dog Heroes Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: IG990L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Sniffing Out Danger 4

A Famous Hero 6

Trained for Success 8

A Loyal Partner 10

Stray Helpers 12

Lost and Found 14

Taking a Bullet 16

A Double Loss 18

Easing the Pain 20

Together Again 22

Trying to Cope 24

A Soldier's Best Friend 26

Just the Facts 28

Common Breeds: Soldiers' Dogs 29

Glossary 30

Bibliography 31

Read More 31

Learn More Online 31

Index 32

About the Author 32

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