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Today In Marine Corps History: 3 June 1918

The 4th Marine Brigade fought at Les Mares Farm, Belleau Wood, Chateau-Thierry, France. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, S...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 3, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 2 June 1918

At dawn on this date, the crack German 28th Division attacked along the axis of the Paris-Metz road hitting the American 2d Division, including the 4th Marine Brigade. The Marines opened with deadly rifle fire and helped hand the German troops a setb...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 2, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 1 June 1918

“Retreat Hell! We just got here,” said the 5th Marine Regiment in France. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Sub...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 1, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:31 March 1801

On this date, LtCol Commandant William W. Burrows rode with president Thomas Jefferson to look for “a proper place to fix the Marine Barracks on.” President Jefferson was a personal friend of the Commandant, and deeply interested in the w...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 31, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:30 March 1966

The 7th Marine Regiment terminated Operation Indiana in Vietnam. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 30, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:29 March 1917

Marines garrisoned St. Croix to deny harbor to German submarines. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Fee...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 29, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:28 March 1918

Marines were placed under the command of French Marshall Foch in WW I. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RS...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 28, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:27 March 1953

The 5th Marines, supported by the 2d Battalion, 7th Marines, in the first full day of fighting after the Chinese assault the previous evening of Outpost Vegas on Korea’s western front, counterattacked to regain enemy-held positions. Companies E...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 27, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:26 March 1944

Marines of 1stProMarBrig landed on Kili island and Namorik Atoll, Marshall Islands. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subsc...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 26, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 25 March 1945

After 35 days of bitter fighting, the amphibious assault on the rocky fortress of Iwo Jima finally appeared over. On the night of 25 March, however, a 300-man Japanese force launched a vicious final counterattack in the vicinity of Airfield Number 2.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 25, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 23 March 1815

Marines assisted the USS Hornet’s capture of the HMS Penguin off Tristan de Cunha. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post,...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 23, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 22 March 1952

Six new Marine battalions and Marine air groups were activated on the West Coast, giving the Corps the full authorized limit of three divisions and three wings. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook,...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 22, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:21 March 1945

General A. A. Vandergrift, 18th Commandant of the Marine Corps, became the first Marine four-star general on active duty. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 21, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:20 March 1943

Marine “Avengers” conducted the first aerial mine-laying mission. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe T...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 20, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 19 March 1928

Marine planes bombed a bandit group at Nueve Segovia, Nicaragua. This was the first use of close air support. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If yo...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 19, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:18 March 1945

MAG-14 flew air support for U.S. Army landings at Panay, Philippines. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 18, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 17 March 1967

The first woman Marine to report to Vietnam for duty, Master Sergeant Barbara J. Dulinsky, began her 18-hour flight to Bien Hoa, 30 miles north of Saigon. MSgt Dulinsky and the other officer and enlisted Women Marines that followed were assigned to t...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 17, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:14 March 1905

The first Marine military attaché was appointed to Legation at Peking, China. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 14, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:10 March 1783

Marines in fighting tops of the USS Alliance helped defeat HMS Sibyll.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 10, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 9 March 1847

Expeditionary Marines landed and seized Vera Cruz, Mexico, during the Mexican War.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 9, 2016


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