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2nd Battalion, 4th Marines charge Alekhine’s Gun

A sniper team with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines prepares to provide cover and overwatch during Operation Alekhine’s Gun, a heliborne and motorized raid into an area known for corruption and enemy occupation. Marines made use of their mobilized speed and night vision capability to disrupt and confuse enemy operations in the city of Shah Karez.



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This work, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines charge Alekhine’s Gun [Image 8 of 17], by GySgt Robert Storm, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.16.2012

Date Posted:02.15.2012 23:08

Photo ID:525568

VIRIN:120210-M-EV518-565

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:2.47 MB

Location:PATROL BASE HABIB, HELMAND PROVINCE, AF

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