Cpl. Mark Evnin of South Burlington, Vt., became the first known American Jewish military casualty of the war on Iraq. Evnin, 21, a sniper scout with the 3rd Battalion, 4th Regiment of the Marines’ 1st Division, was killed by Iraqi machine gun fire during an ambush in Kut, south of Baghdad, on April 3.
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