Over half a million visitors per year come to the D.C. metro area to view the Corps’ proud 238-year history. More »
Eight-square-mile Iwo Jima became the focus for some of the most intense fighting of World War II. More »
Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press captured an iconic moment in World War II history on the island of Iwo Jima. More »
The invention of an American businessman found an unintended purpose and changed the conduct of amphibious warfare during World War II. More »
For over seventy years, Marine Corps misidentified two men who raised the first flag on Iwo Jima. More »
Young Franklin Sousley was an ordinary Marine caught up in an extraordinary moment on Iwo Jima. More »
From Iwo Jima to Vietnam, Dickey Chapelle would follow the U.S. Marines with her camera, Ka-Bar and courage, up until her fateful last assignment. More »
For over a century and a half, combat photographers have taken extraordinary risks to document the true horrors of war. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.