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Marines relax around their gear while waiting to embark aboard Navy ships. Elements of the 2nd Marine Division are preparing to leave the U.S. to participate in Operation Desert Shield. A 155mm M-198 howitzer is in the foreground

Marines relax around their gear while waiting to embark aboard Navy ships. Elements of the 2nd Marine Division are preparing to leave the U.S. to participate in Operation Desert Shield. A 155mm M-198 howitzer is in the foreground

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description

Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: DESERT SHIELD

Base: Morehead City

State: North Carolina (NC)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: GUNNERY SGT. R.L. Jaggard

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

date_range

Date

16/08/1990
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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