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Montford Point Marines

Two recruits in a light tank during training in mechanized warfare at Montford Point, Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 1943. (Photo by Pat Terry)



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This work, Montford Point Marines [Image 180 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:440793

VIRIN:430401-M-XX999-031

Resolution:1450x1034

Size:157.41 KB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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