Thursday, October 20, 2011

Marines return from Valley of Death

Marines return from Valley of Death; memorial planned
October 18, 2011

When British forces had responsibility for clearing the Taliban stronghold in the Gereshk Valley in southern Afghanistan, the British press referred to the region as the "Valley of Death."

And when Marines from the Twentynine Palms-based, 3rd Battalion, 4th Regiment arrived seven months ago "they had to fight their way in," according to a story in USA Today.

Now the Marines from Three-Four are returning to Twentynine Palms, after five dead and dozens wounded during the deployment.
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