Now in need of a new name, Schulz remembered his mother’s suggestion that the family should name their next dog “Snoopy.” After serving in World War II, Schulz worked as an instructor at the Minneapolis correspondence school where he’d taken art classes as a teen.
It was there where he befriended Charlie Brown, whose name would later become that of his main character.
Schulz later commemorated Veteran’s Day in Peanuts and referenced fellow vets such as Bill Mauldin, who became famous for his cartoons featuring U. He once said, “I think any sensible person with a grasp of history would have to admit that D-Day was the most important day of our century.” 8.
The Peanuts creator died one day before his final Sunday comic strip appeared.
In 2016, the Snoopy Museum Tokyo is slated to open in Japan.
I have always been a big fan of Calvin & Hobbes comics, and their author, Bill Watterson.
Schulz loosely based Snoopy on a black-and-white dog named Spike he had as a teenager.
He trained as a machine gunner and was sent to Germany toward the end of the conflict; his division helped liberate the Dachau concentration camp. Schulz also honored the anniversary of D-Day in Peanuts and was involved in planning the National D-Day Memorial in Virginia.
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