May 1932

Recollections of the 1912 Cuban Expedition

Volume 17, Issue 1

ON the afternoon of May 22, 1912 residents of the Navy Yard at Norfolk, Virginia, were probably startled by sounds resembling a near riot over at the Marine Barracks, where the Marine Officers' School was then located. Jubilant "Student Officers" rushed about packing books and clothing for storage with the Quartermaster.

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