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2/8 Marines engage in six-hour firefight with Taliban insurgents

Marines with Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, suppress enemy positions to protect the landing zone for a casualty evacuation helicopter in the middle of a six-hour firefight with Taliban insurgents here Aug. 13.



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This work, 2/8 Marines engage in six-hour firefight with Taliban insurgents [Image 14 of 24], by 1LT Kurt Stahl, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.13.2009

Date Posted:08.19.2009 12:40

Photo ID:196437

VIRIN:090813-M-#####-013

Resolution:3504x2336

Size:1.13 MB

Location:MIAN POSHTEH, AF

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