Four Marines after taking over the job of being the foster mothers to a pack of puppies after their real mother, after being left behind by the Japanese, gave birth to a litter of 13 and was unable to care for them.
From left to right: 2nd Lt. G.H. Hoffman Jr., Corporal Louis R. Bonini, Corporal Edward J. Frankenbech, and Master Sergeant Harold “Porky” May.
Their recipe for raising good, healthy puppies—plenty of C rations. All four Marines and puppies were attached to an aviation group with 4th Marine Air Wing.
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