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Naval History and Heritage Command

The Letter

A marine under camouflage netting writing a letter
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas Board; by John Charles Roach; 1991; Framed Dimensions 34H X 28W
Accession #: 91-049-A
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Kurt was one of many young Marines found in a rock quarry in northern Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield / Storm.  He and his fellow Marines were positioned amid the dust and dirt to defend a major highway in the event of an Iraqi invasion.

 

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  • Persian Gulf War 1990-1991
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