A messenger dog carries messenger pigeons and lays a telephone wire across a battlefield in the United States.
United States USA Date:1943 Duration:3 min 11 sec Sound:Yes
A film about the use of war dogs and their training by the Remount section of the Quartermaster Corps in the United States. A demonstration shows a soldier as he puts carrier pigeons in baskets and ties the baskets on the back of a black colored messenger dog. The dog delivers the messenger pigeons to a soldier and the soldier releases the pigeons. A soldier ties a harness around a dog's back to carry a telephone wire across a battlefield. The dog runs across the field under fire and lays the telephone wire across the field. A soldier makes a call through the newly connected line.
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