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United States. Marine Corps

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 17980711

Biographical / Historical

The Marine Corps was established by act of Congress, July 11, 1798.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Sims Korean War Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-MS-368
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, a floppy disk, money bills, pamphlets, print outs, and memorabilia belonging to Richard Sims, a retired sergeant with the Unites States Marine Corps during the Korean War. This collection ties to an existing oral history done with Sims regarding his experiences in the war.

Dates: 1950-1999; Majority of material found within 1950-1953

Theis World War II Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-308
Scope and Contents

Contains United States Marine Corps photographs from World War II documenting United States involvement in the pacific. Primarily includes photographs of various Japanese cities in the aftermath of the atomic bombs, Marine Corp occupation of pacific islands, and the War Criminal Tribunal of the Far East.

Dates: 1942-1945