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2nd, 4th CEB and 8th ESB Marines complete first Reserve Sapper Course

Camp Lejeune-Marines with 2nd and 4th Combat Engineer Battalions and 8th Engineer Support Bn. practice setting up a Bangalore torpedo charge aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, July 24, 2013. The Marines used the Bangalore torpedoes to clear paths through wire entanglements by placing several connected tubes of explosives and then taking cover in a bunker during the explosion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Marcin Platek/Released)



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This work, 2nd, 4th CEB and 8th ESB Marines complete first Reserve Sapper Course [Image 5 of 5], by Cpl Marcin Platek, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.24.2013

Date Posted:08.08.2013 17:57

Photo ID:991546

VIRIN:130722-M-QX735-331

Resolution:4697x3131

Size:1.81 MB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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