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GB.AFG.10.0084

White phosphorous rounds burst over enemy positions as Marines try to cloud the battlefield in order to help troops egress while receiving fire near Doghaka village in Musa Qala district, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on November 7, 2010. Three squads and attachments with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Bravo Company, 2nd Platoon participated in an ambush operation, aimed at penetrating the enemy line, forcing out insurgents and either engaging, killing or capturing them during the fight.

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Taken on August 2, 2011