Happy Birthday, U.S. Marine Corps

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4th Marines on Corregidor, early 1942.

 

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1st Marine Division fighting on Peleliu, September 1944.

 

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Private First Class William Purcell, A Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, checks out the hole in his helmet after he was hit by a North Vietnamese sniper during the fighting for Hue City, February 1, 1968.

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Marine M3 Stuart crew, Guadalcanal Campaign, fall 1942.

 

 

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First morning on Saipan. June 1944.

 

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Marine night fighters, Korea 1953.

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1st Marine Division crossing the Han River at Haengju, Korea, September 21, 1950.

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Mount Surabachi, Iwo JIma, February 1945.

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