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The Paratrooper Was A Dog. A Dog Paratrooper. And You'll Never Believe What He Did. (He Paratrooped.)

"Brian was a tough paratrooper. He trained hard for his deployment with the British Army during . During his training, he learned how to identify minefields. Then, on the battlefield, he protected his comrades-in-arms — though not all of them made it back. On D-Day, he parachuted under heavy anti-aircraft fire onto the Continent. He was there when the Allies liberated Normandy. A few months before the war's end, he parachuted into western Germany, from where he marched to the Baltic Sea. Less than two years after the war, Brian was given an award to recognize his 'conspicuous gallantry.' But the bronze medal was not the only thing that distinguished [...]