We paws on this day to honor our military veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.
This striking Dachshund Hitler image was actually an American postcard circa early to mid-1940s. History would show that Dachshunds, due to their German association, did not suffer in this country during WWII to the extent that they did in WW1.
If you are a new reader at The Long and Short of it All, you will want to visit the archives for some absolutely amazing military-inspired Dachshund tales and images:
Dachshund Homecoming Video
Happy Memorial Day
Veterans Day and Dachshunds
Dachshunds in Pop Culture: Fritz and the "Jane" Cartoon Series
Dachshunds in History: The Saga of Sgt. Wally D. Hund
Dachshunds Reunited with their Dads in the News
Dachshunds and Veterans Day
Dachshunds Teleconferencing with their Dads in Iraq in the News
Dachshunds in History: Mimi, A Most Unpopular Dog During WW2
Memorial Day Dachshund: Meet Gus
Dachshund News Roundup! - story on Vietnam War Veteran Jim Quick and his dachshund
Dachshund News Roundup! - story on Iraq War Veteran Scott MacKenzie and his new rescue boy
Dachshunds in History: Hark! Hark! The Dogs Do Bark!
Dachshunds in History: Dogs of War
As regards the post card...the dachshund expresses my sentiments very well! No need to condemn all things German (WWII) just because of Hitler!
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