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Marines of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) gather in the hangar bay aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) for a briefing on the situation in and around Monrovia, Liberia, and the rules of engagement governing their mission once ashore. The SAIPAN is on station off the coast of Liberia for Operation Sharp Edge

Marines of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) gather in the hangar bay aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) for a briefing on the situation in and around Monrovia, Liberia, and the rules of engagement governing their mission once ashore. The SAIPAN is on station off the coast of Liberia for Operation Sharp Edge

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description

Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: SHARP EDGE

Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC)

Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Kip Burke

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

02/06/1990
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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