Special Naval Landing Forces

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Berichter
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Special Naval Landing Forces

Post by Berichter » 30 May 2004 02:57

I've read in histories of the Pacific War, that the IJN had Special Naval Landing Forces that were equivalent to U.S. Marines. Were SNLF units composed of sailors or were they an actual marine corps within the IJN?

Cordially,

Berichter

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