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In popular culture

  • The 1987 film Full Metal Jacket portrays the Marines of Hotel Company 2/5 during the Battle of Hue.
  • The W.E.B. Griffin novel series The Corps featured Marines from 2/5 and their actions during the Battle of Guadalcanal.
  • The 2011 film Battle: Los Angeles portrays the Marines of 2/5 in a fictional Battle of Los Angeles inspired by the 1942 events.
  • The 2013 National Geographic Channel series Battleground Afghanistan follows Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines as they continue the fight in Afghanistan while other units withdraw from Afghanistan in 2012.

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