Cat Leads D-Day Invasion

Cat Leading D-Day

War cat leads our men ashore during first wave at Normandy Beach

The CATS program originated during World War II and was instrumental in the invasion of Normandy.



Photo illustration by Holly Allen, photograph by STF/AFP/Getty Images. [Images courtesy of Slate.]


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Charles McCain

Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: