In The Dog that could Fly, Antis flew missions with his owner fighter pilot in WWII. But Bing the German Shepard-Collie mix did the opposite. He was donated to the British war dog program by his owners because under war time rations, they couldn’t afford to feed him. He was then selected for a brand-new dog parachute program. He was trained to jump from a plane with a parachutist handler and then sniff out landmines and protect his troops on patrol after landing. Bing’s first action was as one of the first dogs to land behind enemy lines in France on D-Day during WWII. But shortly before his paws touched the ground, his parachute got caught high up in the branches of a tree. Next in Part 2: Bing’s Rescue.