Sterling Publishing-White Star Publishing Books: Hero Dogs. Today's specially trained war dogs- like the anonymous canine hero that took part in the top-secret mission against Osama bin Laden- are a breed apart, assisting their human friends in locating improvised explosive devices, conducting clandestine missions, and more. Author: Lance M. Bacon. Hardcover; 160 pages. Published Year: 2013. ISBN 978-88-544-0657-5. Imported.