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Naval History and Heritage Command

Seals on Ambush

A group of navy seals landing on a river bank at night
Description: Painting, Acrylic on Canvas, by Marbury Brown, 1967; Framed Dimensions 38H X 50 1/2W
Accession #: 88-161-EU
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Established to carry out guerrilla and anti-guerrilla operations in harbors, inland waters and their adjacent land areas, SEAL (Sea, Air, Land) teams usually operated in 6 man units to gather intelligence and conduct raids, reconnaissance patrols, salvage dives, and, as depicted here, ambushes of enemy forces.

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