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Here is how their service in the Great War differed from what military dogs had done before.

Russian, Swedish, Italian, Albanian, Belgian, and Bulgarian troops also used military dogs.

However, a few dogs from the United States did end up on the front lines.

World War I was the first war in which military dogs were mobilized on a massive, organized scale.

Major uses of military dogs in World War I. Watchdogs: Sentries, scouts, and guards.

With keen senses of sight, hearing, and smell, many military dogs were well-suited as watchdogs, especially at night.

“The animals that helped win World War I,” World War I: 100 Years Later series,, 5 May 2017. »

Peace through superior firepower: Belief in supernatural evil and attitudes toward gun policy in the United States

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We contribute to this literature by developing a series of theoretical arguments linking one specific facet of religion –belief in supernatural evil (i.e., the Devil/Satan, Hell, and demons)—and a range of gun policy attitudes.

Results show that belief in supernatural evil is a robust predictor of support for policies that expand gun rights.

Overall, the estimated net effects of belief in supernatural evil withstand statistical controls for a host of sociodemographic covariates, and, importantly, political ideology. »

Royal Caribbean delays cruise ship after 8 crew members test positive for Covid

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Royal Caribbean International is delaying the inaugural sailing of its Odyssey of the Seas cruise ship after eight crew members tested positive for Covid-19, officials said Tuesday.

"During routine testing, eight crew members received a positive test result for Covid-19," company CEO Michael Bayley said in a statement.

All who tested positive for Covid-19, as well as hundreds of other crew members, are under quarantine and being monitored by a medical team. »