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The marines return

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The Marine Corps celebrates it's 281st birthday in Rotterdam. This coincides with the return of the Corps to Rotterdam. The commander of the naval forces, Admiral of teh Fleet C.E.L. Helfrich decorates the Corps on behalf of the Queen and commemorates the marines that were killed in Rotterdam in 1940. The ceremonies end with a procession. SHOTS: - marines march in a column through Rotterdam, a.o. …