Marines firing M-79 grenade launchers during training in Staging Battalion, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in the US.
California United States Date:1966, August 15 Duration:2 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Combat training at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, United States. Several Marines stand in an open dirt area, during training in Staging Battalion. Buildings and hills in the background. A few Marines run forward. The Marines beside piles of sand bags. An instructor standing beside them watch. Instructors stand near several marines with M-79 grenade launchers in sandbag position. A few Marines moving into positions. Marines aiming M-79 grenade launchers while kneeling in sandbag position. A Marine kneels behind the wall of sandbags and fires M-79 grenade launcher towards the target in grassy area. An explosion occurs on the left of the target. An instructor wearing blue helmet smoking cigarette. Another instructor stands beside a Marine in the sandbag position. The Marine in the sandbag position aiming M-79 grenade launcher. Several small explosions occur. The Marines kneeling in the sandbag position loading rounds into M-79 grenade launcher. The Marine aiming the weapon. The Marine kneeling behind the sandbags fires the grenade launcher. A Marine kneeling on the ground behind sandbags aiming the M-79 grenade launcher out. The Marine lowers the weapon from his shoulder.
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