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Believe It Or Not
USMC - From the Marine Corps Book of Lists--Slogans, mottos, colors,
Belleau Wood Cemetery
- American, French and German military men and women come here to honor fallen
brethren. They also come so that those who fought and died live on in the
hearts and minds of those who follow.
Conversations-Marines - A lengthy transcript of Bob Dornan's speech on
the House Floor regarding the Flag, Marines--Duty, Honor and Country!!!
Bluejacket Forum - Navy and Marine
Corps history, photography, etc.
Carlson of the Raider
Marines - LtCol Evans F. Carlson USMC-Makin Island Raid WW II--The Long
Patrol Guadalcanal, etc.
Two Shoes - Tearful Reunion of WW II Marines in China and the now grown
Chinese boy they then knew.
China Marines! - A
short history heading of the U.S. Marines service in China from the 19th
century through the present; together with numerous links to related information,
facts, stories, etc.
Civil War Marines - Marines
in the American Civil War!
Creating The USMC
War Memorial - This page is about how The USMC War Memorial (aka the
Iwo Jima Monument) was created.
Dan Marsh's Marine
Raider Page - Former Marine Raider, Dan Marsh is the author of this
magnificent website about the U.S. Marine Raiders of WW II! Loaded with facts,
information, and the actual Marine Raider experience of Dan Marsh.
Early History of the US
Marines - British Royal Marines, Continental Marines and Modern Marines.
Early Marines -
History and background for the need for sea-going soldiers in history.
Train - NE Rails - History of the 1947 Freedom Train and US Marines assigned
to duty aboard the train.
Glover/Marblehead Mariners! - Who were the actual first Marines in the
U.S., really? Little known story regarding one of George Washington's generals,
Smedley Darlington Butler USMC - The Letters of a Leatherneck!
Boyington, US Marine! - Biographical information regarding the famous
WWII pilot, MOH winner, POW, etc.
The Higgins Boat Project - Information
on the famous Higgins Boat of WWII and the man who invented it, Andrew Higgins.
The History Net - An abundance
of information regarding history in general, including military history and
the Marine Corps.
of VMO-2 a USMC Squadron - Site cronicles the History of VMO-2. It also
has referrals to the OV-10 and AH-1 and UH-1 communities.
John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) - Much
information regarding the world famous leader of the U.S. Marine Corps Band!
Campaign-Marines - A website dedicated to investigating the 1871 involvement
of the U.S. in action in Korea; and the proposed site for a monument on the
site where Amsricans died.
Lance Corporal Rank:USMC -
History and origin of the lance corporal rank in the USMC.
M1941 Johnson Rifle - The History
of the Johnson Rifle of the 1930s and early '40s.
The Marine Breed!!!
- Old Breed? New Breed? The Marine Breed!
History - The Marine Corps History page from MarineLINK.
Rank 1959-Present! - History and information regarding the revisions
in the enlisted Marine Corps rank structure of 1958 and effective on 1 January,
1959--and still in effect at this time (1999).
- An absolute treasure trove of Marine History Links!
History - Official Marine Corps papers on a number of historical themes--from
Marine Corps University.
The Marines - Excepts
from the book, The Marines, by BGen Edwin Simmons, usmc (RET.); sample chapter,
chronology of the USMC, etc.
The Marines - History
of the Marine Corps
And The OSS-WWII - Col Peter Ortiz USMC assigned to duties w/the OSS
Marines In The Civil War - A background
and history of Marines in the Civil War; both North and South, Confederate
Guards-1920s - The little known history of the U.S. Marines as mail guards
protecting the U.S. Mails during the 1920s!
History Forums & Mailing Lists - Listings of Forums & Mailing
List on many military topics.
Old Corps Enlisted
Rank! - A history of the Marine enlisted ranks from 1798 thru 1958 in
the U.S. Marine Corps!
An Old Gunny's Tale
- Regarding the Marines in the (so-called) civil war.
Naval Prison - History of Portsmouth Naval Prison by a Marine who was
and is there!
The Rank Of Gunnery Sgt-USMC
- The origin, history of and related information regarding the rank of gunnery
sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1898-thru the present!
Scuttlebutt & Small Chow:
A Salty Old Harbor of Marine Corps History - An extensive site with much
original material and illustrated galleries about Marines in the Revolutionary
War, shipboard Marines of the 19th century, World War I, China and World
Some WW I Marines
Soochow and the 4th Marines -
Soochow was with the 4th Marines in Shanghai in 1937, the Phillipines when
the Japanese came in 1942, was a POW during WWII, and then....
Forces Units Of WWII - History of all special force type units (including
Marine Raider Battalions) of WWII!!!
5th Marines At Champagne
Tun Tavern Homepage - No
Bombings! - U.S. Embassy Bombings, and the Marines, the Marine Security
Guarsds (MSG) detailed to protect them.
USMC 1798-1804 -
Information regarding lineage of USMC.
Haiti - Information involving operations by US Marines in the '20s and
'30s in the Haiti 'Banana Wars.'
USMC Wars and Conflicts
- History of all the actions of the US Marines in history, both little known
CodeTalkers - A dictionary of the famous Navjo CodeTalkers of the USMC
in WW II! Also, the Marines Hymn in Navajo with translation.
VMFA-251 Past, Present and Future -
For former Marines who served with VMFA-251 from its inception during WW2
to the present day.
WarCity.Net - War and Weapons archive,
everything from the American Revolution to Desert Storm, and M16A2 to M2
Women Veterans - A History
of their past...information for the present.
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