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* BarFight: The claw-wielding ninja bosses are fought in a bar, which they blow up before attacking you.

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* BarFight: BarBrawl: The claw-wielding ninja bosses are fought in a bar, which they blow up before attacking you.


''Shock Troopers'' is a [[VerticalScrollingShooter Vertical Scrolling]] run 'n' gun ShootEmUp game developed by Saurus and published by {{Creator/SNK}} for the UsefulNotes/NeoGeo arcade platform in 1997. A sequel, ''Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad'', came out a year later. [[DevelopmentHell A third title was planned but never materialized.]] The gameplay is similar to games like Commando and VideoGame/IkariWarriors, and both games feature [[CoopMultiplayer two-player co-op.]].

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''Shock Troopers'' is a [[VerticalScrollingShooter Vertical Scrolling]] run 'n' gun ShootEmUp game developed by Saurus and published by {{Creator/SNK}} for the UsefulNotes/NeoGeo arcade platform in 1997. A sequel, ''Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad'', came out a year later. [[DevelopmentHell A third title was planned but never materialized.]] The gameplay is similar to games like Commando and VideoGame/IkariWarriors, and both games feature [[CoopMultiplayer two-player co-op.]].co-op]].


''Shock Troopers'' is a [[VerticalScrollingShooter Vertical Scrolling]] run 'n' gun ShootEmUp game developed by {{Saurus}} and published by {{Creator/SNK}} for the UsefulNotes/NeoGeo arcade platform in 1997. A sequel, ''Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad'', came out a year later. [[DevelopmentHell A third title was planned but never materialized.]] The gameplay is similar to games like Commando and VideoGame/IkariWarriors.

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''Shock Troopers'' is a [[VerticalScrollingShooter Vertical Scrolling]] run 'n' gun ShootEmUp game developed by {{Saurus}} Saurus and published by {{Creator/SNK}} for the UsefulNotes/NeoGeo arcade platform in 1997. A sequel, ''Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad'', came out a year later. [[DevelopmentHell A third title was planned but never materialized.]] The gameplay is similar to games like Commando and VideoGame/IkariWarriors.VideoGame/IkariWarriors, and both games feature [[CoopMultiplayer two-player co-op.]].



[[SugarWiki/NeedsMoreLove Relatively obscure]] as far as UsefulNotes/NeoGeo action games go though the first game has been making new fans since becoming available to download on the Wii and, more recently, the [=PlayStation=] Store for [=PS3=] and PSP. Both games feature [[CoopMultiplayer two-player co-op.]]

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[[SugarWiki/NeedsMoreLove Relatively obscure]] as far as UsefulNotes/NeoGeo action games, although both games go though the first game has have been making new fans since becoming available to download on the Wii and, more recently, Wii's Virtual Console, the [=PlayStation=] Store for [=PS3=] the [=PS3=], PSP and PSP. Both games feature [[CoopMultiplayer two-player co-op.]]
[=PS4=], [=XBox=] One and the Nintendo Switch. The first game was also included in ''SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1'' for the Wii and [=PS2=].


''Shock Troopers'' is a [[VerticalScrollingShooter Vertical Scrolling]] run 'n' gun ShootEmUp game developed by {{Saurus}} and published by {{SNK}} for the UsefulNotes/NeoGeo arcade platform in 1997. A sequel, ''Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad'', came out a year later. [[DevelopmentHell A third title was planned but never materialized.]] The gameplay is similar to games like Commando and VideoGame/IkariWarriors.

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''Shock Troopers'' is a [[VerticalScrollingShooter Vertical Scrolling]] run 'n' gun ShootEmUp game developed by {{Saurus}} and published by {{SNK}} {{Creator/SNK}} for the UsefulNotes/NeoGeo arcade platform in 1997. A sequel, ''Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad'', came out a year later. [[DevelopmentHell A third title was planned but never materialized.]] The gameplay is similar to games like Commando and VideoGame/IkariWarriors.


In the first game, a MultinationalTeam of eight commandos, each with different stats and special weapons, must fight against the evil forces of [[WesternTerrorists The Bloody Scorpion Group.]] Their leader, the fearsome... [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Leader]], has kidnapped Cecilia, the granddaughter of a famous scientist, George, in order to force him to work for them. The player can choose only one of the commandos (and start with more health) or [[TagTeam a team of three]] (and have more combat options) to switch between on the fly. The game has three level routes and you are given the chance to switch from one to another mid-way through the game.

In ''2nd Squad'', a less-ethnically-diverse (but more diverse in weapons and abilities then the first team) team of four commandos must fight against the evil forces of [[MegaCorp Dio International Corporation]] [[spoiler: [[ManBehindTheMan And the shadowy General behind them]]]], who are attempting to TakeOverTheWorld. It loses the TagTeam feature but gains more special weapon [[PowerUp Power Ups]] and adds ''VideoGame/MetalSlug''-style controllable vehicles.

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In the first game, a MultinationalTeam of eight commandos, each with different stats and special weapons, must fight against the evil forces of [[WesternTerrorists The Bloody Scorpion Group.]] Group]]. Their leader, the fearsome... [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Leader]], has kidnapped Cecilia, the granddaughter of a famous scientist, George, in order to force him to work for them. The player can choose only one of the commandos (and start with more health) or [[TagTeam a team of three]] (and have more combat options) to switch between on the fly. The game has three level routes and you are given the chance to switch from one to another mid-way through the game.

In ''2nd Squad'', a less-ethnically-diverse (but more diverse in weapons and abilities then the first team) team of four commandos must fight against the evil forces of [[MegaCorp Dio International Corporation]] [[spoiler: [[ManBehindTheMan [[TheManBehindTheMan And the shadowy General behind them]]]], who are attempting to TakeOverTheWorld. It loses the TagTeam feature but gains more special weapon [[PowerUp Power Ups]] Power-Ups]] and adds ''VideoGame/MetalSlug''-style controllable vehicles.



* AbnormalAmmo: A variety of color-coded enemy vehicles appear in ''2nd Squad'', some of which have weapons like [[DeadlyGas chemical sprayers]] and net launchers. This also applies to some sub-weapons and [[PowerUp power ups,]] like the [[PrecisionGuidedBoomerang Boomerang.]]

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* AbnormalAmmo: A variety of color-coded enemy vehicles appear in ''2nd Squad'', some of which have weapons like [[DeadlyGas chemical sprayers]] and net launchers. This also applies to some sub-weapons and [[PowerUp power ups,]] power-ups]], like the [[PrecisionGuidedBoomerang Boomerang.]]



* EmergencyWeapon: Much like in ''VideoGame/MetalSlug'', attacking an enemy at point-blank will activate a nasty melee attack. Kills in this manner are usually worth more points. Most of the first game's characters use knives, others [[GoodOldFisticuffs just punch.]] Leon also uses a knife. Angel uses tear gas, Toy uses [[StaticStunGun a taser,]] and Lulu just [[BoomHeadshot pops them in the face]] with [[HandCannon a large revolver.]]

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* EmergencyWeapon: Much like in ''VideoGame/MetalSlug'', attacking an enemy at point-blank will activate a nasty melee attack. Kills in this manner are usually worth more points. Most of the first game's characters use knives, others [[GoodOldFisticuffs just punch.]] punch]]. Leon also uses a knife. Angel uses tear gas, Toy uses [[StaticStunGun a taser,]] taser]], and Lulu just [[BoomHeadshot pops them in the face]] with [[HandCannon a large revolver.]]revolver]].



* FireBreathingWeapon: The Flame PowerUp. {{Mooks}} that wouldn't otherwise die in one hit anyway are often left paralyzed [[VideogameCrueltyPotential as they dance about in flames.]]

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* FireBreathingWeapon: The Flame PowerUp. {{Mooks}} that wouldn't otherwise die in one hit anyway are often left paralyzed [[VideogameCrueltyPotential as they dance about in flames.]]flames]].



* InnocentBystander: Often seen fleeing for their lives or cowering in fear. D.I.C. troops in ''2nd Squad'' are seen [[KickTheDog gunning them]] [[MoralEventHorizon down in droves.]]

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* InnocentBystander: Often seen fleeing for their lives or cowering in fear. D.I.C. troops in ''2nd Squad'' are seen [[KickTheDog gunning them]] [[MoralEventHorizon down in droves.]]droves]].



* MacrossMissileMassacre: Exhibited by airborne [[BossFight Bosses]] (helicopters and VTOL jets) as well as the Missile Launcher PowerUp.

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* MacrossMissileMassacre: Exhibited by airborne [[BossFight Bosses]] {{Boss|Fight}}es (helicopters and VTOL jets) as well as the Missile Launcher PowerUp.



* SpiritualSuccessor: To Commando, VideoGame/IkariWarriors, and other such free-moving vertical [[ShootEmUp shmups.]]

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To Commando, VideoGame/IkariWarriors, and other such free-moving vertical [[ShootEmUp shmups.]]{{sh|ootEmUp}}mups.



* AnnouncerChatter: While it [[AvertedTrope averts]] {{Engrish}} for the most part, it's still a bit awkward to the native ear.

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* AnnouncerChatter: While it [[AvertedTrope averts]] {{Engrish}} {{avert|edTrope}}s Engrish for the most part, it's still a bit awkward to the native ear.



* BulletHell : Every boss battle in a nutshell, but ''especially'' [[spoiler: the Dio Building]].

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* BulletHell : BulletHell: Every boss battle in a nutshell, but ''especially'' [[spoiler: the Dio Building]].



* CloudCuckooLander: Some of Toy's voice bites make him ''sound'' like this, though he's just easy-going.
--> Toy: [[PostMortemOneLiner "Rock with the beat!"]]
* CodeName: Each character has one, part of which you can spell out with letter pickups for a bonus. Again, each also has a [[WeaponOfChoice Special Weapon Of Choice.]]

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* CloudCuckooLander: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Some of Toy's voice bites make him ''sound'' like this, though he's just easy-going.
--> Toy: [[PostMortemOneLiner [[BondOneLiner "Rock with the beat!"]]
* CodeName: Each character has one, part of which you can spell out with letter pickups for a bonus. Again, each also has a [[WeaponOfChoice Special Weapon Of Choice.]]Choice]].



* {{Expy}}: Leon looks like a bulked-out [[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman.]] Though the fact that he's [[UsefulNotes/GaulsWithGrenades French]], wears round glasses, sports a goatee and is named [[Film/TheProfessional "Leon"]] makes him more of a Creator/JeanReno {{Expy}}.

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* {{Expy}}: Leon looks like a bulked-out [[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman.]] Freeman]]. Though the fact that he's [[UsefulNotes/GaulsWithGrenades French]], wears round glasses, sports a goatee and is named [[Film/TheProfessional "Leon"]] makes him more of a Creator/JeanReno {{Expy}}.



* ManBehindTheMan - Nakatomi isn't the one in charge of the coup, [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil but you already knew this just from watching the intro]]. [[spoiler: The coup d'état was actually masterminded by an EvilLaugh prone, blonde, [[EyepatchOfPower one-eyed]] General with a pair of [[HandCannon Hand Cannons.]]]]

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* ManBehindTheMan - TheManBehindTheMan: Nakatomi isn't the one in charge of the coup, [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil but you already knew this just from watching the intro]]. [[spoiler: The coup d'état was actually masterminded by an EvilLaugh prone, blonde, [[EyepatchOfPower one-eyed]] General with a pair of [[HandCannon Hand Cannons.]]]] {{Hand Cannon}}s.]]



* NamesTheSame: D.I.C. does not stand for [[Creator/DICEntertainment ''Diffusion, Information et Communication'']].
* NonStandardGameOver: Unlike the rest of the game, being forced to use a continue during the FinalBoss does not reset the level timer. [[spoiler: Failure to destroy the boss in the allotted time will still cause the game to finish, but results in an alternate [[OpeningScroll Ending Scroll]] that claims your character [[NeverFoundTheBody disappeared and is presumed dead.]]]]

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* NamesTheSame: D.I.C. does not stand for [[Creator/DICEntertainment ''Diffusion, ''[[Creator/DICEntertainment Diffusion, Information et Communication'']].
Communication]]''.
* NonStandardGameOver: NonstandardGameOver: Unlike the rest of the game, being forced to use a continue during the FinalBoss does not reset the level timer. [[spoiler: Failure to destroy the boss in the allotted time will still cause the game to finish, but results in an alternate [[OpeningScroll Ending Scroll]] that claims your character [[NeverFoundTheBody disappeared and is presumed dead.]]]] dead]].]]



* [[SeeYouInHell See You In The Underworld]]: Angel's PostMortemOneLiner.

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* [[SeeYouInHell See You In The in the Underworld]]: Angel's PostMortemOneLiner.BondOneLiner.



* [[spoiler: YouHaveOutLivedYourUsefulness: The General shoots Nakatomi in cold blood, blaming him for the coup d'état's failure.]]
* WeaponizedLandmark: After a fashion. The entire front facade of D.I.C. headquarters, including the ''[[UpToEleven bushes]]'', conceals a startling array of MoreDakka. Serves as the penultimate BossFight.

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* [[spoiler: YouHaveOutLivedYourUsefulness: The General shoots Nakatomi in cold blood, blaming him for the coup d'état's failure.]]
* WeaponizedLandmark: After a fashion. The entire front facade of D.I.C. headquarters, including the ''[[UpToEleven bushes]]'', conceals a startling array of MoreDakka. Serves as the penultimate BossFight.BossFight.
* [[spoiler: YouHaveOutLivedYourUsefulness: The General shoots Nakatomi in cold blood, blaming him for the coup d'état's failure.]]


* CoolGuns: Every character in ''Shock Troopers'' has an M-16, as do Leon and Angel in ''2nd Squad'' (Leon's has what appears to be an M203 GrenadeLauncher) The first game's "Heavy" PowerUp is an M60 while the "3-Way" looks like a Barret SniperRifle. Lulu in ''2nd Squad'' uses an MP5. {{Mooks}} in ''2nd Squad'' favor [=MP5s=] and G-36es, EliteMooks have Desert Eagles.

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* CoolGuns: Every character in ''Shock Troopers'' has an M-16, as do Leon and Angel in ''2nd Squad'' (Leon's has what appears to be an M203 GrenadeLauncher) The first game's "Heavy" PowerUp is an M60 while the "3-Way" looks like a Barret SniperRifle. Lulu in ''2nd Squad'' uses an MP5.[=MP5=]. {{Mooks}} in ''2nd Squad'' favor [=MP5s=] and G-36es, EliteMooks have Desert Eagles.


* CoolGuns: Every character in ''Shock Troopers'' has an M-16, as do Leon and Angel in ''2nd Squad'' (Leon's has what appears to be an M203 GrenadeLauncher) The first game's "Heavy" PowerUp is an M60 while the "3-Way" looks like a Barret SniperRifle. Lulu in ''2nd Squad'' uses an MP5. {{Mooks}} in ''2nd Squad'' favor MP5s and G-36es, EliteMooks have Desert Eagles.

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* CoolGuns: Every character in ''Shock Troopers'' has an M-16, as do Leon and Angel in ''2nd Squad'' (Leon's has what appears to be an M203 GrenadeLauncher) The first game's "Heavy" PowerUp is an M60 while the "3-Way" looks like a Barret SniperRifle. Lulu in ''2nd Squad'' uses an MP5. {{Mooks}} in ''2nd Squad'' favor MP5s [=MP5s=] and G-36es, EliteMooks have Desert Eagles.



* ManBehindTheMan - Nakatomi isn't the one in charge of the coup, [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil but you already knew this just from watching the intro]]. [[spoiler: The coup d'état was actually masterminded by an EvilLaugh prone, blonde, [[EyepatchOfPower one-eyed]] General with a pair of [[HandCannon Hand Cannons.]]]]

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* ManBehindTheMan - Nakatomi isn't the one in charge of the coup, [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil but you already knew this just from watching the intro]]. [[spoiler: The coup d'état was actually masterminded by an EvilLaugh prone, blonde, [[EyepatchOfPower one-eyed]] General with a pair of [[HandCannon Hand Cannons.]]]]


''Shock Troopers'' is a [[VerticalScrollingShooter Vertical Scrolling]] run 'n' gun ShootEmUp game developed by {{Saurus}} and published by {{SNK}} for the UsefulNotes/NeoGeo arcade platform in 1997. A sequel, ''Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad'', came out a year later. [[DevelopmentHell A third title was planned but never materialized.]] The gameplay is similar to games like Commando and IkariWarriors.

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''Shock Troopers'' is a [[VerticalScrollingShooter Vertical Scrolling]] run 'n' gun ShootEmUp game developed by {{Saurus}} and published by {{SNK}} for the UsefulNotes/NeoGeo arcade platform in 1997. A sequel, ''Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad'', came out a year later. [[DevelopmentHell A third title was planned but never materialized.]] The gameplay is similar to games like Commando and IkariWarriors.VideoGame/IkariWarriors.



* SpiritualSuccessor: To Commando, IkariWarriors, and other such free-moving vertical [[ShootEmUp shmups.]]

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To Commando, IkariWarriors, VideoGame/IkariWarriors, and other such free-moving vertical [[ShootEmUp shmups.]]


* NamesTheSame: D.I.C. does not stand for [[DICEntertainment ''Diffusion, Information et Communication'']].

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* NamesTheSame: D.I.C. does not stand for [[DICEntertainment [[Creator/DICEntertainment ''Diffusion, Information et Communication'']].


* Gainaxing: Angel's quite bouncy when you have her idle.



* MsFanservice: Angel. Her outfit exposes her cleavage.

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* MsFanservice: Angel. Her outfit exposes her cleavage. She also bounces quite a bit if you have her stand still.

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* BarFight: The claw-wielding ninja bosses are fought in a bar, which they blow up before attacking you.


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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: A select number of books will be doing something funny and unrelated to attacking the player for a few seconds before they the player likely kills them. Such as the one book that is taking a picture of another, or one that attempts to release his afro before fighting.


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* TeamMom: Big Mama refers to her teammates as "children" and tells them to stay behind her if you have her in the lead at the start of the railcar level.


**In the first game, we have Marie Bee, Big Mama and Milky.
**In ''2nd Squad'', there is Angel and Lulu.



* BoobsOfSteel: Big Mama, who has the largest bust of three female character and is a lot more brawny to boot. She's also the only female character to use her fist for close range combat.

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* BoobsOfSteel: Big Mama, who has the largest bust of three female character characters and is a lot more brawny to boot. She's also the only female character to use her fist for close range combat.



* CoolShades: Milky wears a pair of them in-game, and sports another pair in her ending.



* MsFanservice: Only in her ending, but Milky is seen in a black bikini while sunbathing.

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* MsFanservice: Only in her ending, but Milky is seen sunbathing in a black bikini while sunbathing.bikini.



* MsFanservice: Angel.

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* MsFanservice: Angel. Her outfit exposes her cleavage.


* LoveInterest: Cecilia is Jackal's girlfriend. ItsPersonal. Playing as Jackal adds some extra cutscenes concerning their bond.

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* LoveInterest: Cecilia is Jackal's girlfriend. ItsPersonal. girlfriend (ItsPersonal). Playing as Jackal adds some extra cutscenes concerning their bond.bond.
* MsFanservice: Only in her ending, but Milky is seen in a black bikini while sunbathing.



* WesternTerrorists

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* WesternTerrorists
WesternTerrorists: Leader's organisation


* {{Expy}}: Leon looks like a bulked-out [[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman.]] Though the fact that he's [[GaulsWithGrenades French]], wears round glasses, sports a goatee and is named [[Film/TheProfessional "Leon"]] makes him more of a Creator/JeanReno {{Expy}}.

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* {{Expy}}: Leon looks like a bulked-out [[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman.]] Though the fact that he's [[GaulsWithGrenades [[UsefulNotes/GaulsWithGrenades French]], wears round glasses, sports a goatee and is named [[Film/TheProfessional "Leon"]] makes him more of a Creator/JeanReno {{Expy}}.


--> ''"We must stop [[MegaCorp D.I.C.]] [[TimedMission They have only 72 hours to accomplish their objectives.]] [[ElitesAreMoreGlamorous The four specialists]] will [[MultiMookMelee exterminate the troops of D.I.C.]] [[BoringInvincibleHero They will never be defeated.]]"'' - OpeningMonologue of ''2nd Squad.''

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--> -> ''"We must stop [[MegaCorp D.I.C.]] [[TimedMission They have only 72 hours to accomplish their objectives.]] [[ElitesAreMoreGlamorous objectives. The four specialists]] specialists will [[MultiMookMelee exterminate the troops of D.I.C.]] [[BoringInvincibleHero They will never be defeated.]]"'' - "''
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OpeningMonologue of ''2nd Squad.''

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