Private Grady Hogue, Okinawa, April 1945 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr. The caption on this photograph reads "Okinawa Horse Marine-This Texas Leatherneck lost no time in roping a bronc after his unit hit the beach at Okinawa. Astride this Japanese version of a Shetland pony, Marine Private First Class Grady C. Hogue, of Brounsboro, Texas, is ready for the push to the interior of that island on the doorstep of Japan."
War Dog patrol on Okinawa, June 1945 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr. Three Marines and their War Dogs search for Japanese holdouts on Okinawa, June 1945. From the War Dogs Photograph Collection, United States Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections. OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH
Fox-Hole Buddies, 14 October 1943 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr. "'A Marine can share my fox-hole any day', says Rusty the Red Fox. Private Harry W. Weber, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Weber of Skowhegan, ME does just that as he aims his rifle in the field at the Quantico, VA, Marine Base. Rusty is Private Weber's pet." From the Photograph Collection (COLL/3948), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections