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Beirne Lovely | A Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division - Marines

7:25   |   It was extreme in effort and cost. Lt. Beirne Lovely reflects on the difficulty of a ground frontal assault, the bravery of his men and the lack of overwhelming force that was needed. One particular Sergeant decide to supply his own overwhelming force with a .60 caliber machine gun on his hip. Though in constant fear and danger, his men never hesitated.

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