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New Rifle Aimed to Improve Lethality of Marine Scout Snipers The Marine Corps is adopting a new precision sniper rifle to increase the lethality and combat effectiveness of scout snipers on the battlefield. The Mk13 Mod 7 Sniper Rifle is a bolt-action rifle that offers an increased range of fire...
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"The story of your achievements will be told in millions of Allied homes tonight,” said Major General James G. Harbord, commanding general of 2nd Division, on the legacy of the two days of battle at Soissons. The 4th Marine Brigade played a vital role at Soissons, helping to capture 3,000 prisoners...

Today in History

July 18

1918

The 4th Marine Brigade sustained 1,972 casualties in an attack at Soissons, France.