December 1929

The Spanish Language and the Marine Corps

Volume 14, Issue 4

THE RECENT experience of the Marine Corps in Nicaragua has indicated more forcefully than ever before that there should be in the Corps an adequate number of officers who read Spanish and speak it correctly and fluently. A great deal of our duty in the past has been performed in Spanish-American countries-Cuba, Panama, Nicaragua, Mexico, San Domingo; and again in Nicaragua, where in a sense the last and largest of these expeditions is still being conducted.

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Harry L Smith