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Camp Rimini dog trainer remembers days of training for war

HELENA – For a time in the early 1940s, the barking of about 1,000 dogs in Rimini filled not only that gulch, but spilled over into other drainages.

The dogs and 100 or so men were training in support of one of the Army’s greatest missions never attempted, the invasion of Nazi-occupied Norway – although most of the soldiers didn’t even know that was the plan until a half-century later.

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