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Both photos are from the David Douglas Duncan Collection

Top,
Capt Earle G. Breeding, Commander of Company E, 2d Battalion, 26th Marines,
with cigar in his right hand and radio in his left, reports the successful
counterattack of his company against the enemy on Hill 861A. Below,
two Marines of Company E repair the unit's barbed wire after its successful
defense of Hill 861A. The body of one of the attackers is in the foreground.






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