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By U.S. Marine Corps, 2 Lt Robert Emmet USMCR

A short historical past of the eleventh Marines is a concise narrative of the actions of the regiment due to the fact that its preliminary association. legit documents and applicable old works have been utilized in compiling this chronicle, that's released for the knowledge of these attracted to the heritage of these occasions during which the eleventh Marines participated.

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N. There' was- :intense pressure . voluminou s fire of 2/11 prevented . the . : Chinese from mounting a really conclusive attack . to . -Chunchon acros s the :PUkhan-River before . the Communist onslaught . The 11th ; .. rained :fire>on the Communist. attacks . lst'Marine Division gave ground, as did other. of . ,, but only aa small . number-.. ve-s~ were, lost considering the,. of the . Marines remained high . Eventually, the Chinese offensive simply ground to a halt, incapable of furthe r progress ..

The,--problem gunnery,' a' tie-in "at 'the regimental level, and movement `of th e whole regiment keyed to : the . movement . of . the Ist Marine Divisio n in the attack . During"the final phase of the exercise, 'the 11th Marines was dispersed over 400 miles of desert . 'This type of exercise was conducted. by the 11th Marines from battery t o regimental level countless times-at29 Palms between 1957 and 1965 . 43 From 3-22 October 1958, 1/11 and 3/11 conducted a FIREX t o train the artillerymen of these battalions in accurately firin g the cannonn and to train prospective air observers in spottin g targets and adjusting fire .

Rose David R . Griffin Francis F . Parry Thomas L . Randall Peter J . Mulroney Peter H. Hahn John B . Sullivan Glenn E . Norris Clayton V . Hendricks Ernest W . Payne Clayton V . Hendricks Clayton V . ONE BRONZE STAR . PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION WITH . ONE SILVER AND(Guadalcanal, 7-9 Aug 1942 ) (Peleliu, 15=29 . Sep 1944 ) (Okinawa, 1 Apr-21 Jun 1945 ) (Korea, 7 Aug-7 Sep 1950 ) (Inchon, Korea, 15 Sep-11 Oct 1950 ) (Chosin Reservoir, 27 Nov-11, Dec 1950 ) (Korea, 21-26 Apr 1951 ; 16 May-30 Jun 1951 ; 11-25 Sep 1951 ) NAVY UNIT COMMENDATION WITH ONE BRONZE STA R (New Britain, 26 Dec 1943-30 Apr 1944) 7 -27 Jul 1953).

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