Times Davenport, Iowa
Davenport Marine Has a Dog Platoon On Island of Guam-
A marine private/ Fred Voight -of Davenport,)is playing an unusual role in the war. He is serving on( Guam with a Doberman dog platoon. The Dobermans sight Japs just as easily as they find squirrels and rabbits back home, he says.
In March of 1943, Voight entered the service, Itaking his "boot" (training at San Diego. He was then assigned to a dog platoon at Camp Lejeune, N. C, departing for overseas duty in February, 1944 Before advancing on Guam, he served first at Guadalcanal and then in the Marshalls.
Voight was formerly employed at. the Rock Island arsenal. His mother, Mrs Agnes Voight, resides at 3623 Pearl avenue. *
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