- 'Lucky' War Dog
- State of Birth:
- "Lucky" was a World War II Marine Corps War Dog born in 1943. Donald R. Walton, Lucky's handler, speaks about Lucky's military career in the interview.
- War or Conflict
- World War, 1939-1945
- Military Status
- Dates of Service
- Branch of Service
- Marine Corps
- Unit of Service
- War Dogs
- Location of Service
- Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Guam (Mariana Islands); Pacific Theater; Japan
- Highest Rank
- Private First Class
- Service Related Injury
- Prisoner of War
- Service History Note
- "Lucky" searched for hidden Japanese Soldiers in Guam and was part of the amphibious island invasions.
- Type of Resource:
- Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy
- Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] --
- Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
- Computer File: Floppy Disk [1 item] -- Electronic file of interview transcript
- Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
- Collection #:
- War Dog, 'Lucky'
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
- United States. Marine Corps.
- Cite as:
- 'Lucky' War Dog Collection
(AFC/2001/001/04520), Veterans History Project,
American Folklife Center, Library of Congress