United States Marine Corps History: “Resolved, That Two Battalions of Marines Be Raised”

The story of the United States Marine Corps begins before there even was a United States to speak of. The “Birthday” of the Corps The colonial predecessor to the Marine Corps was formed before independence was even declared. On 10th November 1775, the Second Continental Congress authorized the creation of two battalions of Marines. This date has famously become the birthday of the Marine Corps, … Continue reading United States Marine Corps History: “Resolved, That Two Battalions of Marines Be Raised”

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