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Seabees (from CB, Construction Battalion), members of the U.S. Navy battalions that build, maintain, and defend overseas bases for the Navy and Marines. The Seabee battalions first came into existence in 1942, and were particularly active in the Pacific theater during World War II.

See also: Navy, United States.

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