(London Daily Mail) Behind every great man, is an even greater canine – or so would say author Kathleen Kinsolving in her new book about the dogs that supported the great Americans leaders in a time of crisis.
Her book, ‘Dogs of War,’ chronicles the camaraderie President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Gens. George Patton and Dwight Eisenhower shared with their pets and the strength they derived from their furry friends during the Second World War.
The famous men relied on their pets for ‘normalcy and joy’ during the turbulent time and sought solace from them as they internalized the devastation of the fighting.
Kinsolving, a high school teacher and longtime dog lover, says the three dogs had a ‘huge impact on world history through their constant companionship with their powerful masters,’ in a description on her recently released book.