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“Vietnam…A member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, crouches behind a church door as he checks for the enemy near his position.” 2/9/1968

Series: General Photograph File of the U.S. Marine Corps, 1927 – 1981
Record Group 127: Records of the U.S. Marine Corps, 1775 –

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This is in Hue, during the Tet Offensive, as US Marines and ARVN forces fought to retake the city from communist troops. (Source)