More than eighty years before General Anthony McAuliffe gave his famous response of "NUTS" - or "go to hell" to the German ultimatum to surrender the besieged city of Bastogne, another officer, Colonel James Stephens, issued a similar reply to Confederate Forces who had surrounded his small command at Lexington, Missouri. Here are their stories.
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)
The first animals to be domesticated, for centuries dogs helped their humans conquer the world. So perhaps it was only natural, as humans began to look toward other worlds, that their minds turned back to their first and most loyal companions. In this installment of Doggy History, we will examine the heroic animals (canines and others) sent into space during the mid-20th century.
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