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Marine Korean War Veterans continue to serve

Will Price, a curator for Marine Corps League Detachment 565, talks with Donald Rollette, a fellow detachment member, about the artifacts in the detachment’s 600 square-foot museum, November 16, 2012. Rollette is very active in the community and the Marine league Rollette owns a personal museum as well, which is located in the basement of his home. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Marcin Platek/Released)



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This work, Marine Korean War Veterans continue to serve [Image 4 of 4], by Cpl Marcin Platek, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.16.2012

Date Posted:02.11.2013 21:23

Photo ID:863143

VIRIN:121116-M-QX735-001

Resolution:3623x2405

Size:6.63 MB

Location:BALTIMORE, MD, USGlobe

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  • Donald Rollette, a retired Reserve Marine, displays his Marine Corps League Baltimore Detachment belt buckle in the basement of his house in Baltimore, Oct. 16, 2012. The names of 15 friends who perished in Korea in 1950 are written on the belt. Rollette collects military items in order uphold their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Marcin Platek/Released)
  • Donald Rollette, a retired Reserve veteran, opens up his personal museum to visitors in his house in Baltimore, Oct. 16, 2012. Rollette has provided tours to many high-ranking enlisted and officers. He spends countless hours in his basement on a daily basis, where he works on organizing and attempting to catalog and value the artifacts.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Marcin Platek/Released)
  • Donald Rollette, a retired Reserve Marine, handles his Thompson submachine gun in the basement of his house in Baltimore, Oct. 16, 2012. Rollette purchased his first weapon in 1947 for 50 cents but now he owes more than 50 weapons in his personal museum. Along with other artifacts, his collection is valued upwards of $1 million. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Marcin Platek)
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