Nov. 11, 2019: Veteran Trained ‘War Dogs’ For Combat; Sagebrush Is Smarter Than You Think

November 11, 2019
Homer Finley with a dog named Jack on Bougainville Island near Papua New Guinea on Dec. 8, 1943.Homer Finley with a dog named Jack on Bougainville Island near Papua New Guinea on Dec. 8, 1943.National Archives
Homer Finley with a dog named Jack on Bougainville Island near Papua New Guinea on Dec. 8, 1943.

World War II saw the U.S. military harness a new power -- dogs who were taught to ignore gun fire and deliver messages from the front lines to the command post. We'll meet a Colorado man who trained these war dogs. Then, a plant you pass at 65 miles an hour and may not think twice about. But sage brush is remarkable...