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Enemy Positions

Pfc. Janos V. Lutz, machine gunner, Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, races down his squad's position to get more ammo while receiving fire from enemy positions.



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This work, Enemy Positions, by Sgt Scott Whittington, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.24.2009

Date Posted:10.24.2009 02:47

Photo ID:216409

VIRIN:090924-M-#####-001

Resolution:2668x1632

Size:506.26 KB

Location:MIAN POSHTAY, AF

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