Belleau Wood (3)

6 June 1918 - Marines advance into Belleau Wood against German machine guns.

Belleau Wood represents much to the Marine Corps. It marks the transition point where the Marine Corps changed from a neocolonial, sea service detachment and occupation force to that of a truly modern fighting force.

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"Belleau Wood" by Alexander Marrow, Capt Gregory Starace and Agostino von Hassell