Hold High the Torch: A History of the 4th Marines

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Historical Branch, G-3 Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1960 - 458 páginas
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Página ii - Take up our quarrel with the foe; To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.
Página 412 - For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty...
Página 8 - The Marine Corps shall be liable to do duty in the forts and garrisons of the United States, on the seacoast, or any other duty on shore, as the President, at his discretion, may direct.1 Sec.
Página 69 - States stationed in various places within the territory of the Republic of Santo Domingo, acting under the authority and by the direction of the Government of the United States, declare and announce to all concerned that the Republic of Santo Domingo is hereby placed in a state of military occupation by the forces under my command, and is made subject to military government and to the exercise of military law applicable to such occupation.
Página 2 - Thomas A. Bailey, A Diplomatic History of the American People (New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1946), p.
Página 406 - THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TAKES PLEASURE IN PRESENTING THE PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION TO...
Página 14 - I, therefore, come to ask your approval that I should use the armed forces of the United States in such ways and to such an extent as may be necessary to obtain from General Huerta and his adherents the fullest recognition of the rights and dignity of the United States, even amidst the distressing conditions now unhappily obtaining in Mexico.
Página 412 - ... severe injury or death despite the certain peril to his own life. By his valiant leadership and aggressive tactics in the face of savage opposition. Corporal Bush contributed materially to the success of the sustained drive toward the conquest of this fiercely defended outpost of the Japanese Empire. His constant concern for the welfare of his men, his resolute spirit of self-sacrifice, and his unwavering devotion to duty throughout the bitter conflict enhance and sustain the highest traditions...
Página 362 - Corps: composition; functions (a) The Marine Corps, within the Department of the Navy, shall be so organized as to include not less than three combat divisions and three air wings, and such other land combat, aviation, and other services as may be organic therein.
Página 405 - December 9, 1942, demonstrated outstanding gallantry and determination in successfully executing forced landing assaults against a number of strongly defended Japanese positions on Tulagi, Gavutu, Tanambogo, Florida, and Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands, completely routing all the enemy forces and seizing a most valuable base and airfield within the enemy zone of operations in the South Pacific Ocean.

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