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Montford Point Marines

A platoon of black "boot recruits" listen to their drill instructor, Sgt. Gilbert Hubert Johnson, whose job is to turn them into finished Marines at Montford Point, Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 1943.



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This work, Montford Point Marines [Image 182 of 204], by LCpl Kris Daberkoe, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.01.1943

Date Posted:08.09.2011 11:58

Photo ID:440791

VIRIN:430401-M-XX999-028

Resolution:1102x1343

Size:202.16 KB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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