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World War II Marine Corps veterans in front of the Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Date: February 24, 1948
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Left to right are Santa Fe natives Robert Johnson, Ben Padilla, Reyes R. Padilla, and an unidentified man

Marines from the 6th Division riding a M4A3 Sh…

Marines from the 6th Division riding a M4A3 Sherman tank along the western coast of Okinawa. April 1945.

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U.S Marines make final stand manning artillery…

U.S Marines make final stand manning artillery guns at Bladensburg Maryland, on August 24, 1814. At this point, all militia on the field had routes leaving 100 Marines and 300 sailors to face off against 4,000 British soldiers and Marines. The Battle killed 10 – 23 American and 66 British soldiers.

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U.S. Marine rests, Oct. 25, 1983, at the site …

U.S. Marine rests, Oct. 25, 1983, at the site of a truck bombing that leveled the Marine command center and killed 241 service members, including 220 Marines, on Oct. 23. The Marine was part of the search team.

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U.S. Marines at Burgan burning oil fields, Kuw…

U.S. Marines at Burgan burning oil fields, Kuwait. 1991.

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U.S. Marines defending the Beijing Legation Quarter during the…

U.S. Marines defending the Beijing Legation Quarter during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900 – by Marine Sgt John Clymer in 1950

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Marines of the 2nd Marine Division crawling under enemy fire…

Marines of the 2nd Marine Division crawling under enemy fire during Saipan Landings

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British Royal Marines loading into helicopters to assault…

British Royal Marines loading into helicopters to assault Egyptian positions during the Suez Crisis, 5 November 1956. This would be the first combat helicopter insertion in military history.

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Japanese attack on Dutch Harbor, Alaska, June 3, 1942. Group of…

Japanese attack on Dutch Harbor, Alaska, June 3, 1942. Group of Marines on the “alert” between attacks. Smoke from burning fuel tanks in background had been set afire by a dive bomber the previous day.

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U.S. Marines hit rough water as they leave their LST to take the…

U.S. Marines hit rough water as they leave their LST to take the beach at Cape Gloucester, New Britain.

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