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Cry, “Havoc!”, and Let Slip the Dogs of War

Osama bin Laden couldn't hide from the war dogs.

In Act 3 Scene 1 of Julius Caesar, Shakespeare made reference to the “dogs of war”. While the phrase has come to be used for any time anything goes on any sort of attack, Shakespeare was talking about actual dogs used in war. As far back as the Egyptians and Persians, dogs have been used in warfare. It wasn’t until recently in the US that dogs have had combat roles.
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