1940- No. 74 R.A.F. Squadron "Ace" pilots Brian Draper (left), Harbourne Mackay Stephen (center) and squadron leader Adolf "Sailor" Malan (holding mascot terrier).
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The average age of an RAF pilot in 1940 was 20. The strain they were under is clearly written on the face of Squadron Leader Brian "Sandy" Lane pictured here aged 23, He was killed in combat 2 years later.
Adolf Galland, 1943
Champion Abraxas Audacity Crufts, Best in Show, 1972
Champion Abraxas Audacity Crufts, Best in Show, 1972. NOthing is more entertaining than a bull terrier. Mine was sheer pleasure.
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An Officer From The Polish Army Using A Telephone Affixed To A Dog Sled, In Poland In The 1930'S. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)