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Gander the Canadian war dog to be included in veterans' memorial

By jim Published: August 14, 2009

Gander, a massive Newfoundland dog, was among the 1,975 men and two women who fought for Canada against the Japanese forces that invaded Hong Kong in December 1941. The dog seized a live grenade in its jaws and ran toward the Japanese lines. Gander died in the explosion, but saved the lives of several wounded Canadian soldiers.

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