Dog Tag FAQs:


Q: Are dog tags usually fabricated from a corrosion-resistant metal?

A: Yes.

Q: Were dog tags not needed anymore?

A: Yes.

Q: Are dog tags traditionally part of the makeshift battlefield memorials soldiers created for their fallen comrades?

A: Yes.

Q: Are dog tags designed to be broken in two?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a dog tag made out of steel?

A: Yes, and forming a 25×35 mm tag designed to split diagonally.

Q: Is a dog tag a metallic rounded rectangle suspended by a ball chain?

A: Yes.

Q: Are dog tags kept inside each military boot in order to identify dead soldiers?

A: Yes.

Q: Were dog tags provided to Chinese soldiers as early as the mid-19th century?

A: Yes.

Q: Were dog tags issued in Poland following the order of the General Staff of December 12?

A: Yes, and 1920.

Q: Was a dog tag proposed by gen?

A: Yes.

Q: Were dog tags issued from World War II till the end of the Vietnam War and that currently the U.S?

A: Yes, Armed Forces is issuing embossed dog tags.

Q: Are dog tags sued to United States Army personnel during World War II?

A: Yes, and up until the Vietnam War era.

Q: Were dog tags issued to everyone?

A: Yes, and often soon after birth, since the threat of total war also meant the risk of severe civilian casualties.

Q: Are dog tags sued to Armed Forces personnel after 2010 are?

A: Yes, for personal security reasons, only marked with a personal identity number.

Q: Was a dog tag similar to the tags used by the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I?

A: Yes, In case the soldier died, the frame was left with his body, while the lid was returned to his unit together with a note on his death.

Q: Were dog tags discontinued for conscripts?

A: Yes.