Anti-Tank Dogs

Discussion in 'Military History and Militaria' started by Evilgoblin, May 23, 2008.

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  1. Found this on google images. Were they ever actually employed or was it just another wacky experimental programme?

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  2. I Believe they were it was a hairbrained scheme thought up by the russians
  3. They were used, but because they were trained to think that food was under the tanks to get them to run underneath them and set off the tilt fuse, there were a few problems:
    The Russians had used their own tanks for the familiarisation.
    Therefore, when fido was turfed out to do the deed, they didn't recognise the strange looking and sounding German ones and prefered the nice familiar ones.

    You can just picture it, buffoonery of the highest order. I believe Emporer Mong suggested it first!