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View looking down a gravel road, lined by small trees, cutting through a valley. In the foreground a Marine stretches out on the roadside in the limited shade cast by the small tree he is seated up against.

During a rest interval on the hot and humid march from the troop train to the Perimeter, a Marine stretches out in the shade of a scarce tree. Korea, 1950.