AMERICAN SCENE: The Marines Battle for Argos

Armed with sophisticated Communist weaponry, the Yermonian army last week swept across the frontier of its southern neighbor, the peace-loving desert nation of Argos. While the Argosian army reeled back toward its coastal capital, Port of Palms, a U.S. Marine amphibious unit began steaming through the Sea of Bristol...

Every year, some fantasist in the Marine Corps dreams up a scenario like this for the start of training maneuvers at Twentynine Palms, the 932-square-mile Marine base in the Mojave Desert. This year things are a little different. The war in Viet Nam is...

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