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Marine Raider insignia. The Marine Raiders were elite units established by the United States Marine Corps during World War II to conductamphibious light infantry warfare, particularly in landing in rubber boats and operating behind the lines. "Edson's" Raiders of 1st Marine Raiders Battalion and "Carlson's" Raiders of 2nd Marine Raiders Battalion are said to be the first United States special operations forces to form and see combat in World War II.


U.S. Marines assigned to 1st Raider Battalion Marine Raider Regiment pose for a photo before a HALO jump [1280 x 997]