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Capt. Vernon Castle with their mascot, c. 1920

Capt. Vernon Castle with their mascot, c. 1920

Source / April 18, 2014 / 66

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An airman smiles for the camera with a baby magpie perched on his cap, on the deck of the troopship which was transporting him back to England from France; The magpie was the troopship’s mascot.

An airman smiles for the camera with a baby magpie perched on his cap, on the deck of the troopship which was transporting him back to England from France; The magpie was the troopship’s mascot.

Source / March 18, 2014 / 185

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An officer of the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF) with a dog.

An officer of the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF) with a dog.

Source / March 10, 2014 / 191

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j-wolf-harding:

Great picture of Sniper Corporal Pat McKinney, 31, from 6th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, discovers that his sniper suit is somewhat irresistible to the Regimental Mascot, Shetland Pony, Cruachan 4th. Pat and Cruachan were in Glasgow’s George Square as part of Scotland’s biggest recruitment event for the Army Reserve.

j-wolf-harding:

Great picture of Sniper Corporal Pat McKinney, 31, from 6th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, discovers that his sniper suit is somewhat irresistible to the Regimental Mascot, Shetland Pony, Cruachan 4th. Pat and Cruachan were in Glasgow’s George Square as part of Scotland’s biggest recruitment event for the Army Reserve.

Source   via: queenofmultitasking / February 27, 2014 / 2234

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A USAAF pilot with the FG’s mascot, c. 1944

A USAAF pilot with the FG’s mascot, c. 1944

Source / January 21, 2014 / 238

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Sergeant Major Jiggs II, circa 1928

Sergeant Major Jiggs II, circa 1928

Source / January 16, 2014 / 146

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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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