What’s The Secret Word?
The White House chef had standing orders to deliver a bone to Fala every single day. And the dog slept in a special area at the foot of the president’s bed. Fala was so well known that during World War II American soldiers reportedly used his name as a “password” to insure German soldiers didn’t infiltrate U.S. battle lines. A simple “What’s the president’s dog’s name?” had only one answer: Fala. — Presidential pets: Past and present | Photographers Blog