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Montford Point Marines

Oscar Culp, a former Montford Point Marine, sits for a portrait at Headquarters Marine Corps Combat Camera in Arlington, Va., Aug. 27, 2011, during a multi-day celebration of the 69th anniversary of Montford Point. Montford Point, which received the first African-Americans in the Marine Corps, was a racially segregated training facility which operated at Camp Lejeune, N.C., from 1942-1949. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Cooper I. Evans)



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This work, Montford Point Marines [Image 53 of 204], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.27.2011

Date Posted:08.31.2011 14:05

Photo ID:450265

VIRIN:110827-M-WW831-049

Resolution:2832x4256

Size:3.06 MB

Location:ARLINGTON, VA, USGlobe

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