August 1937

Twenty Seven Eighty Eight

Volume 21, Issue 3

When a big sunburned hand lifted the chalk for the final time from the Marine's score board out at Perry at the finish of the thousand yard stage of the National Rifle Match, it showed a total of twenty-seven eighty-eight points. The vicinity resounded with cheers and smilesa signal that the Marine Camp, which is located tinder the "Big Tree," had again and for the fifth consecutive time won the National Rifle Match. It was a thrilling scene and one which was commensurate to the occasion of gaining such an honor.

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