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Season 2 Episode 4

Marine Weapons Training; Greek Phalanx; MiG-29; Hellcat Tank Destroyer

Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Jan 19, 2003 on The History Channel
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Marine Weapons Training; Greek Phalanx; MiG-29; Hellcat Tank Destroyer
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In this episode, R. Lee Ermey travels to the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Training Center at Camp Pendleton, California, where Marines fire at a video screen with "virtual" versions of their normal weapons. Gunny also learns more about the ancient Greek phalanx, an almost invincible infantry formation; the Russian MiG-29, the fastest frontline jet; the U.S. M-18 Hellcat tank destroyer, the fastest WWII tracked vehicle; Civil War cavalrymen gear; and dazzle paint, a type of nautical camouflage.moreless

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