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By Mark Blumenthal

Marines of Washington, D.C. takes the reader on a visible journey that explores the dynamic background of the U.S. Marine Corps within the nation's capital. The Marines have performed an imperative function within the improvement of the social, structural, and political panorama of Washington for over two hundred years. This quantity lines the historical past of the Marines from the founding of the "Oldest submit of the Corps," Marine Barracks Washington in 1801, to participation within the conflict of 1812, the Civil conflict, the area Wars, and into the fashionable day. discover the lasting effect of well-known Marines, together with Commandant Archibald Henderson, Marine Band Director John Phillip Sousa, and Commandants Alfred M. gray and John A. Lejeune. Marines of Washington, D.C. highlights the original courting among the Marines of the nation's capital, the President, and the voters of the USA they serve.

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