U.S. Army Dog Given Posthumous Award

A U.S. Army dog who saved the lives of his platoon during the Allied invasion of Sicily in 1943 has been posthumously awarded the PDSA ‘Dickin’ Medal – which recognizes the actions of animals serving in military conflict. Chips, a Husky-cross, took part in the beach landings on the Mediterranean island as the United States and its allies tried to turn the course of the war. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.
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