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3rd Battalion 4th Marines

3rd Battalion, 4th Marines (3/4) is an infantry battalion of the United States Marine Corps. [1]

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Alexander Vandegrift

General Alexander Archer Vandegrift, USMC (March 13, 1887 – May 8, 1973) was a General in the United States Marine Corps.

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Đông Hà Combat Base

Đông Hà Combat Base (also known as Camp Spillman or simply Đông Hà) is a former U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army base northwest of Quảng Trị in central Vietnam.

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Baghdad

Baghdad (بغداد, Iraqi pronunciation) is the capital of the Republic of Iraq, as well as the coterminous Baghdad Province.

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Battle of Corregidor

The Battle of Corregidor (May 5–6, 1942) was the culmination of the Japanese campaign for the conquest of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II.

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Battle of Guam (1944)

The Second Battle of Guam (21 July – 10 August 1944) was the American capture of the Japanese-held island of Guam, a United States territory (in the Mariana Islands) during the Pacific campaign of World War II.

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Battle of Iwo Jima

The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) was a major battle in which the U.S. Marines landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.

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Battle of Okinawa

The, codenamed Operation Iceberg, was a series of battles fought in the Ryukyu Islands, centered on the island of Okinawa, and included the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War during World War II being the 1 April 1945 invasion of the island of Okinawa itself.

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Bougainville Campaign

The Bougainville Campaign (Operation Cherry Blossom) was a series of land and naval battles of the Pacific campaign of World War II between Allied forces and the Empire of Japan.

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California

California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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Call sign

In broadcasting and radio communications, a call sign (also known as a call name or call letters—and historically as a call signal—or abbreviated as a call) is a unique designation for a transmitting station.

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Cam Lộ District

Cam Lộ is a rural district of Quảng Trị Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam.

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Camp Carroll

Camp Carroll was a United States Marine Corps artillery base during the Vietnam War.

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Camp Schwab

Camp Schwab, nicknamed Man Camp, is a United States Marine Corps camp located in northeastern Okinawa, Japan, that is currently home to the 4th Marine Regiment and other elements of the 28,000 American servicemen based on the island.

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Cavite

Cavite (Lalawigan ng Kabite;; Chabacano: Provincia de Cavite) is a province in the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the Calabarzon region on Luzon island. It is one of the most industrialized and one of the fastest growing provinces in the country because of its close proximity to Metro Manila, located just south of the capital. For over 300 years, the province has been known as the "Historical Capital of the Philippines" and was the cradle of the Philippine Revolution, the renouncement of Spanish colonial control, which culminated in the Philippine Declaration of Independence on June12, 1898 in Kawit, Cavite.

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Chu Lai

Chu Lai is a sea port, urban and industrial area in Núi Thành District, Quảng Nam Province, Vietnam.

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Con Thien

Con Thien (Vietnamese: căn cứ Cồn Tiên, meaning the "Hill of Angels") was a United States Marine Corps combat base located near the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone about 3 km from North Vietnam in Gio Linh District, Quảng Trị Province.

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Corregidor

Corregidor Island, locally called Isla ng Corregidor, is an island located at the entrance of Manila Bay in southwestern part of Luzon Island in the Philippines.

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Cuba

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country in the Caribbean comprising the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud and several archipelagos.

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Donald E. Ballard

Donald Everett Ballard (born December 5, 1945) is a retired American colonel in the Kansas National Guard and former member of the United States Navy, in which he was a Hospital Corpsman in the Vietnam War and received the Medal of Honor.

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Firdos Square

Firdaus Square (ساحة الفردوس; transliterated: Sahat al-Firdaus), is a public open space in Baghdad, Iraq.

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Firdos Square statue destruction

The destruction of the Firdos Square statue was an event in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and marked the symbolic end of the Battle of Baghdad.

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First Battle of Fallujah

The First Battle of Fallujah, also known as Operation Vigilant Resolve, was an operation to root out extremist elements of Fallujah and an act of retaliation to, as well as an attempt to apprehend the perpetrators of, the killing of four U.S. contractors in April 2004.

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Hiroshima

tom() is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu, the largest island of Japan.

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Hospital corpsman

A Hospital Corpsman (HM) is an enlisted medical specialist of the United States Navy who serves with the U.S. Navy and the United States Marine Corps.

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Huế

Huế Northern accent is the capital city of Thừa Thiên–Huế Province, Vietnam.

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Iraq War

The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, Gulf War II, and Gulf War 2.

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Jack Coughlin (author)

Jack Coughlin (born January 12, 1966) is a retired United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant and the author of the autobiography Shooter.

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John J. McGinty III

Captain John James McGinty III (January 21, 1940 – January 17, 2014) was a United States Marine Corps officer who received the United States militaries' highest decoration — the Medal of Honor — for heroism during July 1966 in the Vietnam War.

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Joshua Sweeney

Joshua Sweeney is an American gold medal sledge hockey player and Purple Heart recipient who competed in 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Jungle warfare

Jungle warfare is a term used to cover the special techniques needed for military units to survive and fight in jungle terrain.

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Khe Sanh

Khe Sanh is the district capital of Hướng Hoá District, Quảng Trị Province, Vietnam, located 63 km west of Đông Hà.

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Kuwait

Kuwait (دولة الكويت), officially the State of Kuwait, is a country in Western Asia.

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Larry Burrows

Larry Burrows (29 May 1926 in London – 10 February 1971 in Laos) was an English photojournalist best known for his pictures of the American involvement in the Vietnam War.

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Leatherneck Square

Leatherneck Square was an area just south of the Vietnamese DMZ.

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List of United States Marine Corps battalions

This is a list of current United States Marine Corps battalions, sorted by the mission they perform.

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Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms

The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC), also known as 29 Palms, is a United States Marine Corps base.

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Mutter's Ridge

Mutter's Ridge was the name given by U.S. Marines to the Nui Cay Tre Ridge, in Quảng Trị Province.

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Nagasaki

() is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.

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Okinawa Prefecture

is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.

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Operation Enduring Freedom

Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is the official name used by the government of the United States of America to describe the Global War on Terrorism.

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Operation Hastings

Operation Hastings was an American military operation in the Vietnam War. The operation was a qualified success in that it pushed the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) forces back across the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). As the NVA clearly did not feel constrained by the "demilitarized" nature of the DMZ, US military leadership ordered a steady build-up of U.S. Marines near the DMZ from 1966 to 1968.

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Operation Hickory

Operation Hickory was an operation conducted by the United States Marine Corps in the area around Con Thien, South Vietnam known as Leatherneck Square from May 18, 1967 until May 28, 1967.

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Operation Kentucky

Operation Kentucky was a multi-Battalion operation conducted by the United States Marine Corps in the area south of the DMZ in Quang Tri Province.

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Operation Kingfisher

Operation Kingfisher was a US Marine Corps operation that took place during the Vietnam War. The operation was executed in the western part of Leatherneck Square near Con Thien, lasting from 16 July to 31 October 1967.

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Operation Prairie

Operation Prairie (August 3 – October 27, 1966) was a U.S. military operation in northern South Vietnam to eliminate North Vietnamese Army (NVA) forces south of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

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Operation Robin

Operation Robin was a U.S. Marine Corps operation that took place southeast of Khe Sanh, Quảng Trị Province from 2–19 June 1968.

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Organization of the United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps is organized within the Department of the Navy, which is led by the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV).

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Panama

Panama (Panamá), officially called the Republic of Panama (República de Panamá), is a country in Central America situated between North and South America.

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People's Army of Vietnam

The Vietnam People's Army (VPA; Quân Đội Nhân Dân Việt Nam), also known as the Vietnamese People's Army and the People's Army of Vietnam, is the military forces of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Phu Bai Combat Base

Phu Bai Combat Base (also known as Phu Bai Airfield and Camp Hochmuth) is a former U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps base south of Huế in central Vietnam.

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Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.

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Robert J. Modrzejewski

Robert Joseph Modrzejewski (born July 3, 1934) is a retired United States Marine Corps officer who was awarded the United States’ highest military decoration — the Medal of Honor — for conspicuous gallantry in Vietnam.

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South Vietnam

South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), governed the southern half of Vietnam until 1975.

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Thừa Thiên-Huế Province

Thừa Thiên-Huế is a province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam, approximately in the centre of the country.

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The Rockpile

The Rockpile (also known as Elliot Combat Base) and known in Vietnamese as Thon Khe Tri, is a solitary karst rock outcropping north of Route 9 and south of the former Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

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Time Life

Direct Holdings Global LLC, doing business as StarVista Entertainment and Time Life is a creator and direct marketer that is known for selling books, music, video/DVD, and multimedia products.

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United States invasion of Panama

The United States Invasion of Panama, code-named Operation Just Cause, was the invasion of Panama by the United States between mid-December 1989 and late-January 1990.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone

The Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone was established as a dividing line between North and South Vietnam as a result of the First Indochina War.

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1st Marine Division (United States)

The 1st Marine Division is a Marine infantry division of the United States Marine Corps headquartered at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

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1st Marine Regiment (United States)

The 1st Marine Regiment is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps based at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

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2003 invasion of Iraq

The 2003 Invasion of Iraq lasted from 19 March to 1 May 2003 and signaled the start of the Iraq War, which was dubbed Operation Iraqi Freedom by the United States (prior to 19 March, the mission in Iraq was called Operation Enduring Freedom, a carryover from the War in Afghanistan).

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3rd Marine Division (United States)

The 3rd Marine Division is an infantry division in the United States Marine Corps based at Camp Courtney, Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler and Okinawa, Japan.

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4th Marine Regiment (United States)

The 4th Marine Regiment is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps.

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7th Marine Regiment (United States)

The 7th Marine Regiment is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps based at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Battalion_4th_Marines

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