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Marines clean out a cane field by use of smoke grenades and rifle fire, Okinawa 1945

January 29, 2013, 9:16pm / 95

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“Fiery Destroyer—As the First Marine Division advances in Korea, the flamethrower is used to deny communist infiltrators a hiding place.” 5 May 1951

“Fiery Destroyer—As the First Marine Division advances in Korea, the flamethrower is used to deny communist infiltrators a hiding place.” 5 May 1951

Source / January 29, 2013 / 280

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Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division rest while on the retreat from North Korea following the entry of Chinese communists into the war.

Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division rest while on the retreat from North Korea following the entry of Chinese communists into the war.

/ January 29, 2013 / 27

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Playing a friendly game of checkers during down time

Playing a friendly game of checkers during down time

/ January 29, 2013 / 41

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Marines moving through the brush, Vietnam

Marines moving through the brush, Vietnam

/ January 29, 2013 / 63

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/ January 29, 2013 / 42

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German POWs who’d been captured at the Argonne

German POWs who’d been captured at the Argonne

/ January 28, 2013 / 13

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French cavalry moving into position, Couvres et Valsery

French cavalry moving into position, Couvres et Valsery

/ January 28, 2013 / 8

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