In this snow-covered post, somewhere in Alaska, dog teams perform tasks in country impassible to other forms of locomotion. They are kept by the Quartermaster Corps of the Army, for hauling food to snow-bound infantry units and locating and aiding fliers forced down in the wilderness. Three of the dog teams with their drivers are about to start for a destination on the icy trails of Alaska. These dogs are thoroughly trained by drivers before they are sent out on their difficult, but invaluable missions of rescue.
Alaskan Army dog teams, WWII
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