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Why were US Marines not used in beach landings in Europe?

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June 10, 2004 4:56PM

The Marine Corps is an adjunct of the Navy. Although the Navy

had important roles to play in every theater of the war, the one

where they had the main responsibility, and the top command, was

the central Pacific. Therefor they used the Marines there. Michael


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