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In this episode, James tells the fascinating history of America’s first Special Forces unit: the Marine Raiders.  Formed in 1942, the Raiders played a key role in several Pacific Theater battles, including Guadalcanal, New Georgia, and Bougainville.  In 1944, the Raider battalions were disbanded, and their members were reassigned to regular Marine units.  Why, you ask?  Listen and find out!

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