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Marines Prepare For Warfare In A Travelodge

by | 7th, April 2008

travelodge1.jpg THE Ministry of Defence is preparing Marines for battle and possible kidnap by housing them in a Travelodge.

The Sun says 80 Marines are training for urban warfare, depravation and the grim realities of the frontline in Afghanistan by toughening up in Barnstaple’s Travelodge.

The Sun says the Marines’ base in Chivenor, Devon, is full so the MoD has taken to billeting the soldiers in 45 rooms on a motel.

The paper says that this all costs a great deal of money, and that at $65-a-night the cost is £610,000. To compound this price, all Marines are away for three weeks on Easter

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