List of historically notable United States Marines

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The following is a list of the essential names in U. S. Marine Corps lore — the people who make up what the Marines call "Knowledge". Names in this list are notable for actions made as a Marine; individuals whose notability is unrelated to service in uniform can be found at List of United States Marines.


Alfred Cunningham
Archibald Henderson

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "John Basilone Parade Website". Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  2. ^ Dorr (2005), p.164-5.
  3. ^ "Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington — C.O. VMF-214, Black Sheep Squadron". AcePilots.com. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  4. ^ a b c "Double Recipients". Full List of MOH Recipients. Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Retrieved 2007-10-14. 
  5. ^ "Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Austell Cunningham, USMC". Marine Corps Legacy Museum. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  6. ^ Allan R. Millett, "Semper Fidelis: The History of the United States Marine Corps", (New York, NY: The New Press, 1991).
  7. ^ "Scott, Stephen W.", (2009) Sergeant Major Dan Daly; The Most Outstanding Marine of all Time. Publishamerica Publishers. ISBN 1-60836-465-8.
  8. ^ "Sgt. Maj. of Marine Corps sword of office changes hands" (Press release). Division of Public Affairs, United States Marine Corps. July 2, 2003. Release # 0703-03-0537. Retrieved 2007-01-24. 
  9. ^ "African American Milestones in Naval History". African American Milestones in Naval History. Naval History and Heritage Command. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  10. ^ "Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Archibald Henderson, USMC". Who's Who in Marine Corps History. History Division, United States Marine Corps. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  11. ^ a b c d "Marine Corps Board Knowledge". Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  12. ^ Miller, Steven (2009-01-03). "Military Innovator Who Sought New Approach to Battle in Vietnam". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  13. ^ Shaw, Jr., Henry I.; Donnelly, Ralph W. (1995). "Blacks in the Marine Corps". Air University. Retrieved December 1, 2011.  p. 2
  14. ^ Coral Anika Theill. "WORLD WAR II Montford Point Marines: Honoring And Preserving Their Legacy". Leatherneck Magazine. Retrieved December 1, 2011. 
  15. ^ Williams, Janette (2011-09-20). "Political activist Isabell Masters, whose presidential ambitions started in Pasadena, dies at 98". Pasadena Star-News. Retrieved 2011-10-08. [dead link]
  16. ^ Wise, James E.; Anne Collier Rehill (1999). "Peter J. Ortiz". Stars in the Corps: Movie Actors in the United States Marines (2nd Edition ed.). Naval Institute Press. pp. 53–66. ISBN 978-1-55750-949-9. Retrieved 21 March 2009. 
  17. ^ "USMC Knowledge". NROTC, Boston University. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  18. ^ "El Mundo"; "Fallece El Aguila - Fue Primer Boricua Manejo Avion en la Isla" (Spanish); by: Malen Rojas Daporte; October 20, 1954; Number 13,448
  19. ^ "Official Biography of Angela Salinas". United States Marine Corps. Archived from the original on 2007-12-12. Retrieved 2007-12-28. 
  20. ^ "France Silva". Home of Heroes.com. 

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Bibliography
  • Dorr, Robert F. (2005). Marine Air - The History of the Flying Leathernecks in Words and Photos. Penguin Group. ISBN 0-425-20725-0.