A Soliders Friend By Megan Rix
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‘Do they really have cats at the front? Why do they need trench cats?’ Lizzie asked. ‘Because of the rats,’ Kenneth told her. ‘And as an early warning if there’s a poison gas attack, of course.’
Extract from Chapter 5
‘Stand back!’ the sergeant yelled suddenly. Oliver dropped his shovel and stepped back in surprise as a collie dog came racing down the tunnel towards them, its face steady in concentration and a tin canister attached to its collar.
‘Didn’t you listen in your training when they said it’s a court-martial offence to stop a messenger dog from doing his duty?’ the grizzled-looking soldier hissed.
Extracts from Chapter 7
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