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Thousands Of Marines Train For World War II-Style Beach Assaults

A small group of Marines trudged onto the beach sands in pitch-black night with an armada of U.S. Navy warships sailing just off the shore. Their mission: root out insurgents that threatened to attack another American force to the south.

02/07/2012