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Thursday, day Lov-ina and family also came for Middle-town, 45042. Mansfield man on Animal Planet By Karen Palmer News Journal MANSFIELD Look for Mansfield resident William Wynne on a new Animal Planet series airing Monday at 3 p.m. Wynne will be featured in a Yorkshire terrier segment on the "Breed All About It" series. A Colorado film crew came here in August to film Wynne's memorabilia on Smoky, the Yorkie found by American soldiers in a foxhole foxhole in New Guinea. The little little dog became the mascot of soldiers in the southwest Pacific Theater during World War II. Smoky flew 12 combat missions with the 26th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron of the Army Air Corps, an outfit that flew over Japanese-held Japanese-held Japanese-held territory to photograph and chart enemy positions. When the war ended, Smoky came home with Wynne to Cleveland. Cleveland. Wynne, who worked 31 years as a Cleveland Plain Dealer photographer, wrote a book about Smoky called "Yorkie Doodle Dandy." Wynne said Habie, his rescue rescue Yorkie from Nashville, Tenn., played soccer for the film crew "to give it a short piece of live entertainment." Smoky, who died more than 40 years ago, is featured in a number of recent books, including "Yorkshire Terrier Today" in England and "International Yorkshire Terrier Terrier Annual" in Norway, according to Wynne. He is vice president of the Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue organization. Reporter Karen Palmer can be reached at 521-7224. 521-7224. 521-7224. Her e-mail e-mail e-mail address is kpalmernncogannett.com. l;t:K';l 1 Saurabh B. Das, M.D. has joined Donald L Dewald, M.D.