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They Volunteered For This: Merrill's Marauders

A film focusing on one of World War II’s most heroic and least talked about units, Merrill's Marauders. Legendary news anchor Tom Brokaw narrates the tale of a group of volunteer soldiers who specialized in “hit and run” tactics in the jungles and mountains of Burma.

They Volunteered For This: Merrill's Marauders

57m 26s

A film focusing on one of World War II’s most heroic and least talked about units, Merrill's Marauders. Legendary news anchor Tom Brokaw narrates the tale of a group of volunteer soldiers who specialized in “hit and run” tactics in the jungles and mountains of Burma.

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    They Volunteered For This: Merrill's Marauders

    57m 26s

    A film focusing on one of World War II’s most heroic and least talked about units, Merrill's Marauders. Legendary news anchor Tom Brokaw narrates the tale of a group of volunteer soldiers who specialized in “hit and run” tactics in the jungles and mountains of Burma.

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    They Volunteered For This: Merrill's Marauders

    Saturday
    May 28

    1 Hour

    Merrill's Marauders, volunteers who specialized in "hit and run" tactics in the jungles and mountains of Burma during World War II, receive the Congressional Gold Medal in 2020.

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