A collection of World War II Marine Corps photographs bears witness to the effect of war on the young combatants. More »
The American 193rd Tank Battalion played a pivotal role in the capture of Makin in the Pacific in 1943. More »
U.S. Marines training in New Zealand for Pacific amphibious operations developed a unique and enduring bond with their gracious hosts. More »
Over half a million visitors per year come to the D.C. metro area to view the Corps’ proud 238-year history. More »
Assessing Japanese strength and troop dispositions, Marine planners chose the beaches of Betio’s lagoon. More »
An otherwise obscure atoll in the Gilbert Islands provided a baptism of fire for Navy corpsman Stan Bowen. More »
Eight-square-mile Iwo Jima became the focus for some of the most intense fighting of World War II. More »
An attack by U.S. bombers against the Japanese-held island of Nauru resulted in heavy damage to enemy installations. More »
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.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.