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Commando signallers prepare to release a carrier pigeon, Lake Comacchio area, 4 April 1945.

Commando signallers prepare to release a carrier pigeon, Lake Comacchio area, 4 April 1945.

Source / January 03, 2014 / 54

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Three Marines (PFC Lester C. Walker, Corp. Francis T. Penrodk, and PFC Frank Bondelk) with their was dogs, Zingo, Jack, and Major, climb hills in Southern Okinawa looking for Japanese soliders who might have hidden in caves/Okinawa 1945

Three Marines (PFC Lester C. Walker, Corp. Francis T. Penrodk, and PFC Frank Bondelk) with their was dogs, Zingo, Jack, and Major, climb hills in Southern Okinawa looking for Japanese soliders who might have hidden in caves/Okinawa 1945

Source / December 19, 2013 / 22

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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.

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.

Source / December 17, 2013 / 124

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Sgt. Spano and Lobo jumping into Da Nang, Vietnam 1968

Sgt. Spano and Lobo jumping into Da Nang, Vietnam 1968

Source / December 16, 2013 / 498

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Cpl. Edward Burckhardt (Yonkers, NY) with the kitten he found at the base of Suribachi Yama after coming ashore with the 5th Marine Division/Iwo Jima March 1945

Cpl. Edward Burckhardt (Yonkers, NY) with the kitten he found at the base of Suribachi Yama after coming ashore with the 5th Marine Division/Iwo Jima March 1945

Source / December 09, 2013 / 616

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A handler of the Marine War Dog reading a note just delivered by his canine messenger, September 1944

A handler of the Marine War Dog reading a note just delivered by his canine messenger, September 1944

Source / December 04, 2013 / 123

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/ October 13, 2013 / 54

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Navigator Senior Lt. Viktor Popov feeding pigeons, 1943

Navigator Senior Lt. Viktor Popov feeding pigeons, 1943

Source / August 12, 2013 / 233

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