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Fleet winter maneuvers occupied the attention of the Marine Corps Expeditionary Forces for the first two months of 1924. In the first phase of the maneuvers, the bulk of the Scouting Fleet, with the 5th Regiment as landing force, sortied to the Panama Canal. There the force opposed the attempted transit of the canal by the Battle Fleet from the west coast. The Marines made successful amphibious assaults on Fort Randolph and Coco Solo, making Company remained at the regimental level. C. President Coolidge reviewed the infantry as it paraded through the *"The football game was played on a rainsoaked field with water several inches deep on the field.

The 2d Battalion (155mm) consisted of Marine Corps Historical Collection Headquarters Company and the 4th, 9th, and 11th Mud hampers mobility during the 1924 Culebra maneuver. Two tractors are required to pu/I one of Companies. A Headquarters Company and a Service the 155mm GPF guns. Anti-Aircraft Company was detached from the regiment on 5 December. S. Fleet winter maneuvers occupied the attention of the Marine Corps Expeditionary Forces for the first two months of 1924. In the first phase of the maneuvers, the bulk of the Scouting Fleet, with the 5th Regiment as landing force, sortied to the Panama Canal.

After the war, the emphasis changed due to a combination of the extended operating range of oil- vice coal-burning ships, the rapidly increasing capabilities of aircraft, and a heightened perception of the Japanese as our natural enemies in an islandstudded Pacific. Priority for planning gradually shifted to the action necessary to force entry on a hostile shore and seize a naval operating base/airbase from the enemy. In short, the defense four months of infantry training. Perhaps this was to enable it to function as replacements for the 4th Marine Brigade, then on occupation duty in Germany.

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