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U.S. Marine Corps special units of World War II

Charles L Updegraph

U.S. Marine Corps special units of World War II

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Published by Dept. of Defense, Navy Dept., Marine Corps, Headquarters, History and Museums Division : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1977 in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Marine Corps,
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- History,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementby Charles L. Updegraph, Jr
    ContributionsUnited States. Marine Corps. History and Museums Division
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15398423M
    LC Control Number73600869

      Robert Stilson of Alameda Isles Mobile Home Park in Englewood, Fla. was a year-old Marine Corps corporal who charged ashore from a Higgins Boat onto the black sandy beach at Iwo Jima on the first first day in the second wave –Feb. 19, – to play his part in one of the major battles in the Pacific during the closing months of World War II.   Marine Corps: World War II Marine Corps records are also in the custody of the Textual Reference Archives II Branch, National Archives at College Park, MD in the Records of the U.S. Marine Corps (Record Group ). Muster Rolls and Personnel Diaries: Muster Rolls and Personnel Diaries for the US Marine Corps. The Marine Corps’ war dog training program was initiated by a letter from the Commandant of the Marine Corps to the Commanding General, Training Center, Fleet Marine Force, Marine Barracks, New River, North Carolina (designated Camp Lejeune on 20 December ), dated 26 November , directing the latter to “inaugurate a training program for dogs for military .


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