Riding Crop of Colonel Joseph Laughlin

Title

Riding Crop of Colonel Joseph Laughlin

Subject

Colonel Laughlin would slap the riding crop against his boot to get the attention of his dog, Prince

Description

Colonel Laughlin "acquired" a black Cocker Spaniel in England. After naming him Prince, he made sure to bring the dog to every base they were stationed at throughout France and Germany. As Prince would roam the camps and airstrips, Colonel Laughlin would smack this riding crop against his boot to get the dog to come to him.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

November 1943- August 1945

Files

Laughlin_Riding_Crop.JPG

Citation

“Riding Crop of Colonel Joseph Laughlin,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed February 21, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/57.