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Montford Point Marines

Edwin J. Fizer, 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 Sgt. Alvin Williams)



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This work, Montford Point Marines [Image 2 of 204], by Sgt Alvin Williams, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.27.2011

Date Posted:09.07.2011 08:05

Photo ID:452412

VIRIN:110827-M-BZ453-026

Resolution:2400x3000

Size:4.21 MB

Location:ARLINGTON, VA, USGlobe

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