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Journey Through History: Exploring Camp Russell, Home of Heroes

Camp Russell During World War II the 1st and 2nd Divisions of the United States Marine Corps camped in this area from June 1942 to October 1943. The 2nd Infantry Regiment was based here at Camp Russell, the 6th Infantry at Camp MacKay across the highway on Whareroa Farm and the 8th Infantry at the …

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