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American NATO paratroopers undergo live fire training in Norway

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American NATO paratroopers undergo live fire training in Norway

American NATO paratroopers undergo live fire training in Norway

On 16 May, the US Department of Defense released a video showing paratroopers practicing live fire at an undisclosed location in Norway.


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