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Montford Point Marines

The 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James F. Amos, right, meets with a former Montford Point Marine during a breakfast in honor of the Montford Point Marines held at Marine Barracks Washington, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2011. Montford Point was a racially segregated Marine Corps training facility which operated at Camp Lejeune, N.C., from 1942-1949. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ben Flores)



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This work, Montford Point Marines [Image 96 of 204], by SSgt Ben Flores, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.26.2011

Date Posted:08.30.2011 14:38

Photo ID:449850

VIRIN:110826-M-HQ440-113

Resolution:4272x2828

Size:4.31 MB

Location:MARINE BARRACKS WASHINGTON, DC, USGlobe

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