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Today in 1776, at the British port of Nassau, Bahamas,

The U.S. Marines made its first amphibious landing during the Battle of Nassau.

Fought over two days (March 3–4, 1776), the battle was a naval action and amphibious assault by American forces against the British during the American Revolutionary War.  176 more words

Military History

Raising the Flag

On this day, seventy years ago, the Stars and Stripes were raised over Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima.  The iconic picture won a Pulitzer for Associated Press photographer, Joe Rosenthal.  191 more words

Iwo JIma. Clint Eastwood. Flags Of Our Fathers

Today in 1945, on the small Pacific island of Iwo Jima,

A group of U.S. Marines raised the Stars and Stripes atop the highest point on the Japanese-controlled island and were immortalized in one of the most famous photographs ever taken. 362 more words

Military History

#RedFriday: 14 Ways to Thank a Soldier by a (real) President who does it the BEST!

The following was compiled from “How to thank a soldier, by George W. Bush.” Here are a few of the best photos:

Crash

Islamic State Seizes Town of Khan al-Baghdadi, Threaten US Marines at Ayn al-Asad

February 13, 2015 / ISIS Study Group

The Islamic State has seized the key town of Khan al-Baghdadi near the strategic airbase of Ayn al-Asad in al-Anbar Province near Hit. 1,147 more words

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