Marines skylarking for cameraman, Olongapo, Luzon, abt. 1902



U.S. Marines in the War with Spain

Because the victory was won by a Marine unit commanded by a Marine officer, Guantanamo gave added ammunition to those who would make the capture and defense of advanced bases a primary mission of the Marine Corps.

An article by Bernard C. Nalty.


"Stand, Gentlemen, He Served on Samar!"

The Philippine insurrection against American troops immediately after the Spanish American War. Among the most tragic and heroic episodes in all of Marine Corps history.

An article by Joel D. Thacker.


What President Teddy Roosevelt
Expected of his Marine Corps Officers

GENERAL ORDER No 5
21 December 1908