WWI Marine by Samuel J. Woolf
Marine Corps Art Collection
The Great War Experience IV, May 20-28, 2012
~~~ The Devil Dogs in WWI:
Belleau Wood (Memorial Day Services),
Soissons, St. Mihiel,
the River Meuse "Last NIght of the War"
: France's Epic Battle of 1916
~~~ Opening Battles: Liege, Mons & the Retreat, Mauberge, Sedan
~~~ The War in the Vosges Mountains: The Forgotten Western Front
A black & white version of this cartoon first appeared in
The Lafayette Journal, Indiana, 12 June 1918
Courtesy of Erick Eastes
Advertisement for the 1926 motion picture
What Price Glory?,
about the U.S. Marines in World War I,
based on the play by Laurence Stallings,
who lost a leg while leading a platoon
in the final charge at Belleau Wood.
Belleau Wood, the Village of Belleau,
and the Aisne-Marne Cemetery
A portfolio of photographs
~ New material added Armistice Day, 2000 ~
of the Wood, the Village & the Cemetery
taken shortly after World War I.
The Earliest Belleau Wood Museum
Built in the years following the Armistice,
it perished during the second German invasion
of June, 1940.
Belleau Wood Museum
Meet Gilles Lagin, who is working
to open a museum about Belleau Wood
in Marigny-en-Orxois, France.
The Bulldog Fountain at Belleau
Was it here that the idea of the bulldog
as Marine Corps symbol
Special Belleau Wood Exhibition at the
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall,
June ~ September, 2001
topic of interest to high school or
studying for a
bachelor degree online,
or to anyone who has heard
stories from WWI
passed down through the family.
reprint of the
1947 USN edition.
the most detailed
of the Marines in France
in World War I
Belleau Wood -- Soissons
Damage to the Belleau Wood Cemetery
caused by the Windstorm of 20 December 1999
A gallery of photographs
showing the extent of the damage,
courtesy of Gilles Lagin.
The March to the Rhine
The March of the 2nd Division, A.E.F.,
including the 4th Brigade of Marines,
from the Meuse to Rhine,
17 November to 13 December 1918
A day-by-day account,
supplemented with detailed intelligence reports.
Capt Charley Dunbeck’s farewell
to the men of the
2nd Battalion, 5th Marines,
on the eve of their demobilization,
with particular attention paid
to the final days of the war
and the crossing of the Meuse
The USS Henderson
Transport of the U.S. Marines, 1916~1946.
The Death of an Adventurer,
Kenneth Collings, Marine Flyer