Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Marine Corps Birthday 235th Celebration

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The United States Marine Corps turns 235 years old Wednesday, November 10, 2010. The Marine Corps was founded in 1775 when the Continental Congress decided to separate the two ways of fighting for war, by water and ground. Formed by Samuel Nicholas at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia. They are one of seven uniformed services in the United States and a component of the United States Department of the Navy.
United States Marine Corps have had engagements in numerous duties including:

American Revolutionary War
Barbary Wars
War of 1812
Seminole Wars
Mexican–American War
American Civil War
Spanish–American War
Philippine–American War
Boxer Rebellion
Banana Wars
World War I
World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
Gulf War
Kosovo War
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom

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