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The Warrior Song-Devil Dog
The Warrior Song-Devil Dog
Published: 2012/08/07
Channel: Cpt. Yamato
Devil Dog Hound of Hell (FULL MOVIE)
Devil Dog Hound of Hell (FULL MOVIE)
Published: 2012/01/09
Channel: SolveLLCVideos
Devil Dog
Devil Dog
Published: 2008/01/23
Channel: kashuhkakes
The Warrior Song - Hard Corps
The Warrior Song - Hard Corps
Published: 2010/07/10
Channel: The Warrior Song Project
MARSOC - "Devil Dogs" - Tribute
MARSOC - "Devil Dogs" - Tribute
Published: 2017/01/27
Channel: Raider
Yellowstone Devil Dog (Full Documentary)
Yellowstone Devil Dog (Full Documentary)
Published: 2014/09/06
Channel: truewildlife
DEVIL DOGS USMC
DEVIL DOGS USMC
Published: 2017/05/27
Channel: Military Division
Mountain Monster Mini: Devil Dog
Mountain Monster Mini: Devil Dog
Published: 2017/04/18
Channel: Destination America
WHITE DEVIL - MOST EXTREME LOOKING PITBULL DOG
WHITE DEVIL - MOST EXTREME LOOKING PITBULL DOG
Published: 2011/03/11
Channel: Dogumentary TV
Devil Dog from Hell peteys favorite scene
Devil Dog from Hell peteys favorite scene
Published: 2015/11/09
Channel: petey twofinger
DEVIL DOG caught on camera
DEVIL DOG caught on camera
Published: 2013/08/02
Channel: God King OF RTW
angry poodle dog, mad dog, bad dog, evil dog, devil dog, poddessed dog, all teeth no bight
angry poodle dog, mad dog, bad dog, evil dog, devil dog, poddessed dog, all teeth no bight
Published: 2014/04/17
Channel: David Hornsby
Mountain Monsters:Devil Dog of Douglas County Spoof
Mountain Monsters:Devil Dog of Douglas County Spoof
Published: 2017/04/17
Channel: Zack Laningham
Lucifer the devil dog
Lucifer the devil dog
Published: 2006/11/27
Channel: njosnavelinvon
THE MARINES DEVIL DOGS
THE MARINES DEVIL DOGS
Published: 2008/02/29
Channel: USNS4USMC4
Marine Corps Cadence song- Devil Dog
Marine Corps Cadence song- Devil Dog
Published: 2015/05/08
Channel: Cpt. Yamato
Marine Raiders/Recon-"Devil Dogs"-Tribute 2017 HD Motivation
Marine Raiders/Recon-"Devil Dogs"-Tribute 2017 HD Motivation
Published: 2017/11/12
Channel: Raider
How Marines got the nickname Devildog
How Marines got the nickname Devildog
Published: 2013/07/08
Channel: DemoMan0351
Elite Tactical Devil Dog (Poorman
Elite Tactical Devil Dog (Poorman's Zero Tolerance) Knife
Published: 2013/10/01
Channel: WeAllJuggleKnives
USMC Tribute - Devil dogs from hell.
USMC Tribute - Devil dogs from hell.
Published: 2009/09/27
Channel: TheDeltaSoldier
Is this the skeleton of legendary devil dog Black Shuck
Is this the skeleton of legendary devil dog Black Shuck
Published: 2014/05/15
Channel: MediaMac
Nicholas Barron - Devil Dog - www.candyrat.com
Nicholas Barron - Devil Dog - www.candyrat.com
Published: 2007/05/22
Channel: Candyrat Records
United States Marine Corps Commercial- Devil Dogs
United States Marine Corps Commercial- Devil Dogs
Published: 2010/07/09
Channel: JarheadAirsoft
Battlefield 1 - The Devil dog legendary skin
Battlefield 1 - The Devil dog legendary skin
Published: 2016/12/24
Channel: FishFluid One
GUY GETS HYPNOTIZED BY PASTRY DOG! FAMILY DINNER GETS RUINED! HOW DO WE BREAK THE SPELL?! | VLOG
GUY GETS HYPNOTIZED BY PASTRY DOG! FAMILY DINNER GETS RUINED! HOW DO WE BREAK THE SPELL?! | VLOG
Published: 2017/01/25
Channel: Dingle Hopperz
Cambatta - God Lived Devil Dog (Official Video)
Cambatta - God Lived Devil Dog (Official Video)
Published: 2017/06/28
Channel: NEXT RECORDS
Devil Dogs HD
Devil Dogs HD
Published: 2012/02/27
Channel: Anthony Reyes
Devil Dog The Hound of Hell (1978)
Devil Dog The Hound of Hell (1978)
Published: 2013/10/01
Channel: bambie bianca
Psycho Dog, Devil Dog
Psycho Dog, Devil Dog
Published: 2008/05/11
Channel: tflinn22
Terrifying Dogman inside the house Angela and son Devil Dog story
Terrifying Dogman inside the house Angela and son Devil Dog story
Published: 2016/01/17
Channel: brenton sawin Mysteries To Search
Devil Dog Shuck Returns  2017  Full Movie
Devil Dog Shuck Returns 2017 Full Movie
Published: 2017/10/17
Channel: Paul T.T. Easter
The Warrior Song-Devil Dog
The Warrior Song-Devil Dog
Published: 2017/05/06
Channel: Pathlighter1981
Airsoft WAR: Operation Devil Dog at Camp Pendleton K2 (MilSim) - Part 1
Airsoft WAR: Operation Devil Dog at Camp Pendleton K2 (MilSim) - Part 1
Published: 2017/02/24
Channel: Dutch The Hooligan
Devil Dog
Devil Dog
Published: 2015/07/29
Channel: Stormie Leigh - Topic
ARMA 3 Altis Life - Officer DevilDog
ARMA 3 Altis Life - Officer DevilDog
Published: 2014/02/03
Channel: TheDevildogGamer
Devil Dog Concepts - HCT
Devil Dog Concepts - HCT
Published: 2017/04/25
Channel: Devil Dog Concepts
Devil Dog Concepts: Side Charging Handle for M-4/AR-15
Devil Dog Concepts: Side Charging Handle for M-4/AR-15
Published: 2017/09/17
Channel: Police 10.8Talk
AR 15 side charging handle by Devil Dog Concepts
AR 15 side charging handle by Devil Dog Concepts
Published: 2016/06/25
Channel: 2AGuysAndGear
Devil dog
Devil dog
Published: 2009/04/07
Channel: PopsAndAlly
Q&A - Ask the DevilDog
Q&A - Ask the DevilDog
Published: 2015/09/14
Channel: DevilDogVlogs
Devil Dog
Devil Dog
Published: 2015/10/30
Channel: Robin Loxley - Topic
Our Devil Dog Marine
Our Devil Dog Marine
Published: 2013/04/25
Channel: Keith F
Devil Dogs return to their roots - Tour Belleau Wood
Devil Dogs return to their roots - Tour Belleau Wood
Published: 2010/06/14
Channel: Marines
Unlocking "Devil Dog" Character | Collection #9 | Modern Warfare Remastered
Unlocking "Devil Dog" Character | Collection #9 | Modern Warfare Remastered
Published: 2017/01/25
Channel: Hi Im Paul
The Looney Tunes Show: Devil Dog Clip 2
The Looney Tunes Show: Devil Dog Clip 2
Published: 2011/06/21
Channel: ToonBarn
DayZ Epoch Panthera - Fortress DevilDog
DayZ Epoch Panthera - Fortress DevilDog
Published: 2014/02/22
Channel: TheDevildogGamer
Devil Dogs Recipe
Devil Dogs Recipe
Published: 2015/08/30
Channel: Gretchen's Bakery
Angel dog /Devil Dog
Angel dog /Devil Dog
Published: 2017/04/05
Channel: Jan Fennell
I-40 Pavement Improvement Project (Devil Dog Rd. to Williams)
I-40 Pavement Improvement Project (Devil Dog Rd. to Williams)
Published: 2017/10/02
Channel: ArizonaDOT
The Devil Dogs - Devils Hits (full album)
The Devil Dogs - Devils Hits (full album)
Published: 2017/01/28
Channel: Johnny Spud
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A recruiting poster by Charles B. Falls created in 1918 is an early use of the term Devil Dog

Devil Dog is a motivational nickname for a U.S. Marine. It is said by US Marines to be based on the use of "Teufel Hunde" [sic][idiomatic German: "Höllenhunde"] by German soldiers to describe Marines fighting in World War I.[1][2]

Origin[edit]

According to United States Marine Corps legend, the moniker was used by German soldiers to describe U.S. Marines who fought in the Battle of Belleau Wood in 1918. The Marines fought with such ferocity that they were likened to "Dogs from Hell." The "Devil Dogs" nickname for Marines first appeared in newspapers in the United States in April 1918 – about two months before the Battle of Belleau Wood. The LaCrosse Tribune ran a story about the nickname on April 27, 1918,[3] and other newspapers used the story as early as April 14, 1918.[4] The Battle of Belleau Wood began on June 1, 1918.[1][5][2]

The April 27th article from the LaCrosse Tribune was probably referring to the action on April 20, 1918, the first action between the Marines and the Germans. The Germans made several attacks against the Marines on that date and were unable to dislodge them. The article states that it was the first scrap between the Marines and the Germans, showing that it was prior to the major fighting in June. However, there are no sources to date of a German soldier referring to Americans as devil dogs.

Grammar problem[edit]

In German grammar, a compound noun is always a single word, so using two words "Teufel Hunden" is grammatically incorrect. The correct German would be Teufelshunde in nominative, genitive, and accusative cases, and Teufelshunden only in the dative. In either form, the linking element "s" steps between the words. Examples:

Sie waren Teufelshunde. – They were Devil Dogs.
Er war ein Teufelshund. – He was a Devil Dog.
Er sprach von den Teufelshunden. – He talked about the Devil Dogs.

Furthermore, the word "Teufelshund", though not unknown in the German language, is rare, and this use may possibly be an example of Denglisch. The more common equivalent is "Höllenhund" ("dog of hell" or "hellhound"), the German translation of the mythical Kerberos.

Modern use[edit]

The Bulldog is the USMC mascot

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 Corps.

In contrast, the term may assume a negative connotation when its usage is connected to a disciplinary activity. The term "devil dogged" or "devil dogging" has come to mean lectured or otherwise reprimanded, prefaced with being called out as a "devil dog".[7]

Other common nicknames for Marines are "Leatherneck" and "Jarhead".

Navy Corpsmen assigned to Marine Corps units are sometimes referred to as "Devil Docs".

The amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3) had the nickname "Devil Dog" due to it being named after the Battle of Belleau Wood.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Flippo, Hyde. "German Myth 13: Teufelshunde - Devil Dogs". About.com. 
  2. ^ a b Schogol, Jeff (January 4, 2011). "Did Marines, not German soldiers, coin the phrase 'Devil Dogs'?". Stars and Stripes. Retrieved 27 January 2011. 
  3. ^ La Crosse Tribune
  4. ^ 'Germans call 'em Teufel Hunden: Recruiters Report a New Nickname for Marines', Boston Daily Globe, Apr 14, 1918, p. 13.
  5. ^ Simmons, Edwin H.: "Leathernecks at Soissons." Naval History, DEC 2005.
  6. ^ Mehringer, MSgt Phil. "Memorial Day, Belleau Wood Style". United States Marine Corps. Retrieved 2007-11-27. 
  7. ^ Tilghman, Andrew (April 28, 2008). "'Devil Dog' term taking a beating". Marine Corps Times. 

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