The story of Rin-Tin-Tin : the marvelous and amazing dog of the movies (1927)

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THE STORY OF RIN-TIN-TIN wounds, death, turmoil, shot, shell, deadly gases, all seemed part of life. He loved the men with whom he worked; they all had time to be kind to him, for he was a great favorite. Many a man owed his life to him, and such is superstition that the success of the squadron was attributed to the mascot. Puppyhood days were gone when the war was over. A strange, unearthly quiet it seemed to the wondering dog. No more cannon's roar, no more fighting. Instead, men were at ease, yet with a great yearning which the dog sensed because of his great intelligence. The yearning to get back home, back to the old surroundings. Only, Rin- Tin-Tin knew nothing of home, nothing of other surroundings. The war had been his cradle, the trenches his surroundings. Puppyhood days were gone, as I have said. With the entry into grown-up dogdom, Rin-Tin- Tin's intuition, intelligence, instinct, seemed to key to a high point. The wonder around the camp grew. Men talked and talked about his abilities. Among the men was one, Lieutenant Lee Duncan, who had endeared himself to all. He was the squadron's great favorite, and his con- sideration and kindness were now to be rewarded. For, in making a decision as to what to do with Rin-Tin-Tin before breaking camp previous to the return home, the men remembered Duncan's keen interest in the police dog and decided to