Posts Tagged “German”

What Was Operation MUZAK?

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Marlene Dietrich

FACT OF THE DAY: Operation MUZAK took place during World War II. The United States would have artists like Marlene Dietrich (a German star who became a US citizen) record sad, melancholic songs about lonely soldiers. The aim was to lower the moral of the German soldiers. In 1945 Dietrich was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her contributions as the plan worked.

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Where Are French Poodles From?

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Black French Poodle

FACT OF THE DAY:  Did you know, that French poodles are NOT from France? Though they are popular and common throughout the history of France, this breed of dog did not originate among the French.

So where do they come from?  The come from Germany. Not only are poodles German, but they were also bred to be hunting dogs. It was believed that their water resistant coat made them the ideal duck hunting accomplice.

 

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