January 1950

Lejeune Bladesmen

Volume 33, Issue 1

Clashing steel is music to the ears of the men who make up the Corps' first fencing club

ASIDE from toting a sword around at parade formations, most Marines are not well acquainted with this type of weapon. The average Marine would certainly be regarded as a bad risk by insurance companies if he was called on to defend himself with a blade. However, a few of the men at Camp Lejeune are exceptions. Camp Lejeune now boasts an organized fencing club.

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Lee Ruttle

William Morris