Repinning Sergeant Stubby because he is the best. "The most decorated war dog of WWI and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat...After being gassed himself, Stubby learned to warn his unit of poison gas attacks, located wounded soldiers in no man's land, and — since he could hear the whine of incoming artillery shells before humans could — became very adept at letting his unit know when to duck for cover. He was solely responsible for capturing a German spy in the Argonne."

This Brave, Stubby-Tailed Pit Bull Was America's First War Dog

S T U B B Y FIRST W A R D O G H E R O Meet America 's first war dog, a stray Pit Bull/Terrier mix, named Stubby. He became Sgt. Stubby, was the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat.

Battle weary hero with medal for bravery...Sgt. Stubby.  17 Battles.  Captured German spy.  Nearly killed by nerve gas; he was able to alert soldiers to its presence.

Battle weary hero with medal for bravery. a WWII decorated war dog who served with US troops. Nearly killed by nerve gas; he was able to alert soldiers to its presence.

The most decorated dog of WWI is preserved in the Smithsonian for his heroism.

Sergeant Stubby

The most decorated dog of WWI is preserved in the Smithsonian for his heroism.

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Sergeant Stubby, the ‘Hero Dog of WWI,’ once caught a German soldier by the seat of his pants and held him until American soldiers came. He also served in 17 battles, saved his regiment from surprise.

Sgt. Stubby fought in 17 battles in WWI. He was in the trenches in France for 18 months, survived being gassed and went on to warn his unit of incoming gas attacks and artillery shelling; he located wounded soldiers, and helped capture a German spy. After the war, he was the Georgetown Hoyas’ mascot.

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Stubby fought in 17 battles in WWI. He warned his unit of incoming gas attacks and artillery shelling; he located wounded soldiers, and helped capture a German spy. He was the most decorated dog of WWI.

Sergeant Stubby (1916 or 1917 – April 4, 1926), was the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat. Americas first war dog, Stubby, served 18 months over there and participated in seventeen battles on the Western Front. He saved his regiment from surprise mustard gas attacks, found and comforted the wounded, and even once caught a German spy by the seat of his pants (holding him there til American Soldiers found him). Back home his…

Sergeant Stubby died on March as a hero, yet today, many people do not know who he is. Sergeant Stubby is the most decorated dog in military history, and the only dog to have been promoted during battle. He fought for 18 months in the trenches f

Gen. John Pershing awards Sergeant Stubby with a medal in 1921.

Meet Sergeant Stubby, America’s Original Dog of War

After catching the spy, Stubby made U. history by becoming the first dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat. He even wore the Iron Cross of the German he captured on his doggie jacket, among his many other accolades.

Sergeant Stubby : How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a

Sergeant Stubby : How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a

Sergeant Stubby - Sergeant Stubby earned his rank as the most decorated war dog of World War I. This tiny terrier met combat in 17 battles in the trenches of France, warned his unit of incoming poison gas and mortar attacks, found his wounded comrades on the battlefield, and even captured a German spy!

15 Of The Bravest Military Animals To Ever Serve Their Country

Sergeant Stubby - Sergeant Stubby earned his rank as the most decorated war dog of World War I. This tiny terrier met combat in 17 battles in the trenches of France, warned his unit of incoming poison gas and mortar attacks, found his wounded comrades on the battlefield, and even captured a German spy!

Sergeant Stubby Will Change The Way You Look At Your Dog

Sergeant Stubby Will Change The Way You Look At Your Dog

Corporal Robert Conroy and Sergeant Stubby photo portrait Seargent Stubby is a dog who actually got the rank of sergeant

Sergeant Stubby, boston terrier war dog during WWI. this orphan pup was destined for great things. I love Sgt. Stubby!

Meet Sergeant Stubby, America’s Original Dog of War

Sergeant Stubby, boston terrier war dog during WWI. this orphan pup was destined for great things. Stubby was a Pit Bull. A famous Pit Bull.

Sergeant Stubby – Washington, D.C. | Atlas Obscura

Sergeant Stubby

Stubby earned many medals, including a Purple Heart, the Medal of the Battle of Verdun and the Republic of France Grande War Medal. They are all on his "uniform" that he wears at the Smithsonian.

Sergeant Stubby: American badass. | Sergeant Stubby Will Change The Way You Look At Your Dog

Sergeant Stubby Will Change The Way You Look At Your Dog

Sergeant Stubby: American badass. | Sergeant Stubby Will Change The Way You Look At Your Dog

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