June 13, 2021

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US Marine in action at Peleliu Island, Palau Islands, Ca. September 1944. (Navy) Exact Date Shot Unknown NARA FILE #: 080-G-48358 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1182

I keep on seeing comparisons between elite soldiers trying to assess who was tougher, harder to kill, more effective, or most resilient. I think it sort of misses the point a bit… all soldiers are human. So this is how I answered that question on Quora.
Read Spartacus Olsson‘s answer to Were US Marines tougher than elite German troops in WW2? on Quora