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Top is Department of Defense (USMC) Photo A374463 and
bottom is Department of Defense (USMC) Photo A371436

Top, a Marine from the 2d Battalion, 5th Marines from
a classroom at Hue University returns fire with his M16 at a NVA sniper
in a building across the street. The 2d Battalion, 5th Marines made
its command post in the University. Below, Marine Sgt Reginald Hiscks,
Company A, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, wearing an unauthorized beret,
fires his M3A1 submachine gun. Strapped to his back are four extra clips
of .45-caliber ammunition.




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