Corps Album

Photos courtesy of Marine Corps History Division Nov. 10 will mark a day of celebration and reflection for Marines and their families around the globe as they observe the 239th Birthday of their Corps, remembering the hard-fought battles and the contributions and sacrifices of those Marines who...
If you've been staring at a huge blank space on your wall, consider the problem solved. The MCA Bookservice now has a supply of giant-sized "Marines In The Revolution" wall posters available. (Each poster measures approximately 4 feet by 6 feet!)
This collection of photos from Marine Corps history, taken by the late Clarence W. Henry who retired in 1961 as a sergeant major, shows how different life was for Marines deployed to Nicaragua in the late 1920s and early 1930s. These leathernecks were part of a force sent to the Central American...
When Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal's Feb. 23, 1945, photo of the second flag raising on Iwo Jima was released to the media, sculptor Felix W. de Weldon, who was serving in the U.S. Navy at the time, was so moved by the image that he made a scale model and then a life-size model of it.
During the late 1920s Marines began receiving aircraft superior in design, performance and reliability. Prior to that they used outmoded or cast-off equipment from the Navy and the Army. As is typical, the Marines adapted and made do, and the aviators moved closer to their mission of supporting...
This photo of Marine Barracks Port Royal, S.C., was actually a postcard that was postmarked at Paris Island (from 1917 to 1919, it had only one V), Nov. 20 (year unreadable but probably 1917). Solon Nelson, born in August 1896 in Springfield Township, Kalkaska County, Mich., sent the postcard to...
To order this complete set of four-color Heritage Prints, send check or money order for $4.00 to: Heritage Prints MCA Bookservice Box 1775 Quantico, Virginia 22134 Tom Lovell and John Clymer had three things in common. Both were Marines; both were outstanding artists; and they both served with...

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