Gunny G: ~ This Month’s History Lesson, the Marine Corps Way: August 7th……………..!!!!!!!!!!! ~ Semper Fidelis and GOD Bless, Marines!……!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

7 August 1942: U.S. Marines made first offensive landings of the Pacific War at Tulagi and Guadalcanal. (Guadalcanal secured 9 February 1943)
  7 August 1953: SSgt Barbara Barnwell was the first woman Marine awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism.

Abd, Korea………-GyG!

Source: This Month’s History Lesson, the Marine Corps Way: August

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