Studio photograph of five members of Headquarters Detachment,
6th Machine Gun Battalion,
taken sometime between January and March, 1919,
in a photographer's studio in Neuweid-on-the-Rhine, Germany.

Detail from French Croix de Guerre Certificate
awarded to 6th MGB for actions at Soissons

~~~ N E W ~~ F E A T U R E ~~~

The Grueling Night March
to Soissons, July 1918

A First-Hand Account
with Original Art
by a Private in the
6th Machine Gun
Fourth Brigade of Marines

Sons of Sixth Machine Gun Battalion Veterans
is an organization devoted to the garnering and preservation of information and artifacts related to the history of the Sixth Machine Gun Battalion, 4th Brigade of Marines, Second Division (Regular), A.E.F.

If you are a descendent of a 6th MGB veteran, or if you have a particular interest in the History of the 6th Machine Gun Battalion and would like to join our organization, contact the "Skipper".

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Petit Montgivrault Ferme
Post Command, 6th MGB,
Battle of Belleau Wood

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of the Battalion

Unidentified Members
of the Battalion ~
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Day by Day Chronology
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Panoramic Photo of
77th Company,
Quantico, 1917

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