The Story of Stubby the War Dog and His Favorite Doughboy

With Award-winning Author Ann Bausum
Ann Bausum
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In this inspiring, all-American story, meet a stray dog turned national icon and World War I hero thanks to his unexpected friendship with a soldier bound for France. This brindle-patterned recruit worked his way up the ranks from stray to stowaway to star. He became a working military service dog - alerting soldiers to impending gas attacks and helping medics locate survivors on the battlefield - and a source of pride for the 26th "Yankee" Division.

Meet author Ann Bausum and learn how she restored fractured story threads, unearthed unpublished photographs, and wrote the story of Stubby, now on display at the Smithsonian.

It's a stirring, humorous, heartwarming and unbelievably true story!

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Kids & Family