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Both photos are from the Abel Collection

Top, a Marine from Company K, BLT 3/1 carrying a M79
grenade launcher runs gingerly through an NVA-held hamlet during Operation
Badger Catch. During the same operation, below, a 60mm mortar team from
the BLT casually prepares to fire its weapon in support of the infantry.






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