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Adventures in Engineering
The wanderings of a modern ronin.

Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2006-10-21 01:25
  Subject:   [ISTGINMTSU] Der Hundenminen!!
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  Mood:Oh yeah, they're going to hell
  Music:They Might Be Giants - Youth Culture Killed My Dog



Anti-tank dogs, also known as dog mines, were starving dogs with explosives harnessed to their back and trained to seek food under enemy tanks and armoured vehicles. By doing so, a small wooden lever would be tripped, detonating the explosives.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog_mine

Note: Despite my amusing title, this was an invention of the Soviet army, not the German army. The WP page says the Soviets actually used them against German tanks.

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