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U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command

Camp Lejeune, NC

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170929-M-IL801-042.JPG Photo By: Cpl. Bryann K. Whitley

Oct 12, 2017
Camp Pendleton, CA - A group photo of the Office of Strategic Services Special Maritime Unit Group A frogmen from World War II on Santa Catalina Island, Calif., December 1943. Erick Simmel, OSS Maritime Unit descendant and historical expert on World War II special operations forces, presented a lecture alongside the last living frogman from the OSS Maritime Unit, Henry Weldon. The lecture was given to Marines from 1st Marine Raider Support Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command, in order to reinforce the historical wartime legacy of the Marine Raiders in World War II. (Courtesy Photo)


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