Pfc Benevento and Mascot Fertile Myrtle

14th Chemical Maintenance Company 1942-1945
U.S. Army Chemical Corps World War II

Photo of Pfc "Benny" Benevento, 14th Chemical Maintenance Company, US Army, and company mascot dog "Fertile Myrtle" and her six puppies taken near La Capelle, France, mid-September 1944.

Caption: "Pfc Benny Benevento and Fertile Myrtle with her "Six Pips."
Myrtle joined the outfit in Normandy and had her "Pips" a while later."

Taken near La Capelle, France in mid-September 1944
Image cropped and enhanced from a scanned copy of original photo
Source: WW-II photo album of T/5 David O. Meeker, Jr. (photographer unknown)

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