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Cover Fire

Marines moving in to take a house in the winter
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Hugh Cabot; 1953; Framed Dimensions 27H X 33W
Accession #: 88-187-AQ
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Patrol makes contact. Sniper fire heavy; mortars bursting close. The man firing cover is as important to this isolated operation as the supporting artillery. This trained fire team, its timing and coordination, make this a fast-moving "kill."

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • Korean Conflict 1950-1954
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