Devil Dog

Devil Dog is a motivational nickname for a U.S. Marine. It is said to be based on the apocryphal use of "Teufelshunde" by German soldiers to describe Marines fighting in World War I.

Read more about Devil Dog:  Origin, Grammar Problem, Modern Use

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Devil Dog - Modern Use
... The term "Devil Dog" is a very common nickname for all Marines ... "Devil Dog" is historically a well-accepted term of endearment, as a title of honor ... The "dog" in the phrase is usually associated with the bulldog, in line with the original 1918 poster, such as the bulldog being a common mascot in the ...
David Talbot - Early Life and Career - Devil Dog
... Talbot’s book, “Devil Dog The Amazing True Story of the Man Who Saved America,” chronicles the dramatic life and exploits of the legendary antiwar U.S ... Devil Dog,” which was published by Simon Schuster in fall 2010, won praise from The New Yorker, Slate and the New York Times, which called the Pulp History series "rip-roaring nonfiction ...

Famous quotes containing the words dog and/or devil:

    A dog starved at his master’s gate
    Predicts the ruin of the state.
    William Blake (1757–1827)

    Thus may we gather honey from the weed
    And make a moral of the devil himself.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)