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Believe It Or Not USMC - From the Marine Corps Book of Lists--Slogans, mottos, colors, uniforms, etc.
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.
Bizarre 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.
Charlie 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.
1947 Freedom Train - NE Rails - History of the 1947 Freedom Train and US Marines assigned to duty aboard the train.
Gen John Glover/Marblehead Mariners! - Who were the actual first Marines in the U.S., really? Little known story regarding one of George Washington's generals, etc.
General Smedley Darlington Butler USMC - The Letters of a Leatherneck!
Greg "Pappy" 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.
History 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!
1871 Korea 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!
Marine Corps History - The Marine Corps History page from MarineLINK.
Marine Enlisted 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).
Marine History - An absolute treasure trove of Marine History Links!
Marine 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
Marines And The OSS-WWII - Col Peter Ortiz USMC assigned to duties w/the OSS WWII!
Marines In The Civil War - A background and history of Marines in the Civil War; both North and South, Confederate and Union.
Marines Mail Guards-1920s - The little known history of the U.S. Marines as mail guards protecting the U.S. Mails during the 1920s!
Military 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.
Portsmouth 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 War II.
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....
Special Forces Units Of WWII - History of all special force type units (including Marine Raider Battalions) of WWII!!!
5th Marines At Champagne WW I
Tun Tavern Homepage - No Explanation required.
U.S. Embassy 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.
USMC In 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 and otherwise.
USMC-Navajo 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 .50 cal.
Women Veterans - A History of their past...information for the present.
2nd Battalion-9th Marine Network [Richard "Red" Hill] 2ndBn, 7thMar - Vietnam Era [Ed Morley] 3rd Battalion, 27th Marines, Vietnam [Robert Simonsen/Andrew Boyko] 7th Engineer Battalion - Viet Nam [Doug McMackin] 81mm Mortars 3rd. Bn. 1st Marines WWII-China---1941-1947 [George Peto] Art's Iwo Jima Web Site [Art R.] Brotherhood of the 26th Marines [Tom Tanney] Dan Marsh's Marine Raider Page [Dan Marsh] Force Recon [Timothy Litzenburg] French Marine Corps (unofficial; also in French.) Gunny G's Marines~WebSites [Dick G] HMM-362 The Ugly Angels Infantería de Marina (Spanish Marine Corps; unofficial; also in Spanish ) Korps Mariniers (Royal Netherlands Marines) [ Joop Buitenhuis ] A Marine's Home Page (not there 9/9/99) Marine Corps Family Network A comprehensive site for the support and information of all aspects of the Marine Corps family [Kelly Farmer] Marine Corps Links (from www.thefew.com ) [Cpl Moore] Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (not there 9/9/99) Marine Forces Reserve [USMC] Marine Guest Book (from www.thefew.com ) [Cpl Moore] MarineLINK [USMC] Marine Corps Locations Around the World (Marine Web Sites) [USMC] MARINES Magazine Online [USMC] Marine One Marine Recruiting site [USMC] Marine Times [ Army Times Publishing Co. ] MCRD Parris Island It's a .com site but it's official [USMC] My Virtual Reference Desk - Marine Corps on the Internet [Bob Drudge] Gallant Warriors From the Sea The Philippine Marine Corps Philippine Marine Photos Royal Marines official; UK [ Royal Navy ] Royal Marines Reserve unofficial; UK [ William Muirheid ] Royal Netherlands Marine Corps unoffical; also in Dutch Royal Netherlands Marine Corps: Korps Mariniers official; also in abbreviated form in English [ Ministerie van Defensie Nederlands ] Semper Fi, Mac! [Darry L. Deaton] Sgt. Grit's Marine Specialities Sterling Marines (gone 9/9/99) USMC Recruiting Station, Chicago (gone 9/9/99) Vietnamese Marine Corps unofficial; in both English & Vietnamese VMFA-531 Grey Ghosts [ Paul D. Hosick ] Grey Ghost Squadron of the Marine Corps Aviation Association [ Roy Gehris ] Marine Corps Associations 1812 Marines A volunteer reenactment unit affiliated with the USS Constitution Museum The China Marine Association The Chosin Few The Force Recon Association Headquarters Marine Corps Association Serving past and present members of Headquarters Battalion(s) and the Marine Security Guard Battalion which was formerly "F" Co, Headquarters Battalion The Leatherneck Pipe Band A bagpipe band composed entirely of former Marines Marine Corps Association Marine Corps Aviation Association Marine Corps Aviation Reconnaissance Association The Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Phoenix Marine Corps Cryptologic Association (MCCA) Marine Corps Family Network The Marine Corps Historical Foundation Marine Corps Intelligence Association, Inc. Marine Corps League National Headquarters Bucktail Detachment #856 Big "D" Detachment Homepage Columbia River Detachment #826 Department of Pennsylvania Det 758 Detachment #184 St. Louis, Missouri Emerald Coast Detachment #915 Eno River Detachment General A.A. Vandegrift Detachment #068 Thomas Holcomb Detachment Nevada Detachment #186 Greensburg (PA) Detachment #834 Law Enforcement Detachment Merton R. Kemp Detachment Naples Florida Detachment #063 Rough Rider Detachment MCL 435 San Francisco East Bay #919 Tamarac Detachment #755 The Marine's Memorial Club/Hotel in San Francisco Marine Corps Musician Association Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Marine Corps Scout/Snipers Marine Corps Tankers Association Marine Corps University Foundation Mojave Desert Marines Association NYPD Marine Corps Association OV-10 Bronco Association Presidential Service Association The Royal Marines Association City of London The Royal Marines Association East Lanc's The Royal Marines Association Exeter Branch Royal Marines Association Exmouth Branch The Royal Marines Association of Ontario (Canada) [Norrie Millen] The Royal Marines Association Tyneside Branch Web page editor Brian Easton The Royal Marines Association Welwyn Garden City Branch The Semper Fidelis Society at the University of Maryland at College Park Stockton Marine Corps Club U.S. Marine Cadet Corps USMC Combat Correspondents Association USMC Drum & Bugle Corps USMC Heritage 2000 Foundation [ FJA Solutions, Inc ] USMC Historical Company World War II Reenactment unit USMC/Vietnam Helicopter Association USS Constitution Detachment -- The Oldest Detachment in the Corps Women Marines Association Yahoo! Marine Clubs Online bulletin boards from Yahoo Young Marines (Marine Corps League) Young Marines Chapters Links Website for Young Marines Unofficial but comprehensive; a great site [ B.J. Chadduck. GySgt (Ret) ] Marine Division/Regiment/Battalion Associations First Marine Division Association Los Angeles Chapter Bodfish Chapter Desert Cities/Mitch Paige, Medal of Honor Chapter Second Marine Division Association Third Marine Division Association 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Association Third Battalion Third Marines Veterans Association (Vietnam) 1961-1971 Fourth Marines First Battalion Fourth Marines Association Second Battalion Fourth Marines Association Third Battalion Fourth Marines Association Twenty-Second Marines Association
Museum Guides/Lists Browse Museums from PORT Maritime Information Gateway[ National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK ] Council of American Maritime Museums [CAMM/ Mystic Seaport ] The Evans/West List of Nautical Museums Naval and Maritime Museums in Britain, Ireland and their islands [Dr. Martin H. Evans/ Dr. Janet West ] Great Lakes Maritime Museums, Societies and Research Sources [ Steamship William G Mather Museum / Robert M. Martel ] The International Congress of Maritime Museums [ICMM/ Literae Interactive ] Maritime Museums at Maritime History on the Internet [ Peter McCracken ] Maritime Museums [ SmallShips: Yachtsman's Guide to the Web ] Maritime Museums at Schoonerman.com [ Tom Van Oosterhout ] Maritime Museums & History [ Captain Dennis Webb ] Maritime Museums & History [ Marine Waypoints.com ] Maritime Museums on the Web [ / MARITIME MATTERS: Ocean liner history and cruise ship news Martin Cox ] Maritime Museums on the Web [ / The RMS Titanic: The Search for Answers Garth Wangemann ] Maritime Museums Worldwide including selected links to shipwreck sites, submarines and more [ /Wayne Neighbors, Ph.D.] Point of Reference Links2Go: Naval and Maritime Museums [Links2Go] Naval and Maritime Museums [ Lars Bruzelius / The Maritime History Virtual Archives ] Naval and Maritime Museums List [ Battleship New Jersey Historical Museum Society ] Nautical Research Guild Maritime Institution Survey [ Nautical Research Guild ] Search Results For Museums With Maritime Information [ Musée ] Smith's Master Index of Maritime Museum Websites [Robert Smith/ Bob Hudson Communications ] Selected Museum Sites The Admiral Nimitz Museum and Historical Center (Fredericksburg, Texas) American Merchant Marine Museum (Kings Point , New York) [U.S. Merchant Marine Academy] Battleship Cove, Fall River, Massachusetts Fleet Air Arm Museum (At RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, near Yeovil, Somerset, England) The Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum (New York, New York) The John A. Noble Collection of Maritime Art (Staten Island, New York, New York) The Marine Corps Legacy Museum [The Association For The Preservation Of U.S. Marine Corps History] Mariner's Museum (Norfolk, VA) Monitor National Marine Sanctuary (North Carolina) National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK [National Maritime Museum] The National Museum of Naval Aviation (Pensacola, Florida) The National Museum of Naval Aviation (another page) The National Museum of the Pacific War (Fredericksburg, Texas) The Navy Museum (Washington, D.C.) Patriot's Point Naval and Maritime Museum (Charleston Harbor, South Carolina) Featuring the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown CV10, the destroyer USS Laffey DD-724 and more [Patriots Point Development Authority] Planes of Fame (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota) Plymouth Naval Museum (Plymouth, England) (Gone 3/20/02; archived here ) The Royal Marines Museum (Southsea, Hampshire, England) Royal Naval Museum (At HM Naval Base Portsmouth, Hampshire, England) Royal Navy Submarine Museum (Gosport, Hampshire, England) Salem Maritime National Historic Site [ National Park Service ] San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park [ National Park Service ] San Francisco Maritime National Park Association The South Street Seaport Museum (New York, New York) The U. S. Naval Academy Museum (Annapolis, Maryland) United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum (Quincy, Massachusetts) USS Arizona Memorial
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