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10 November 1775
USMC was created in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at Tun Tavern.
Marine Drinking Location
Who became the commander of the first two battalions and is TRADITIONALLY considered the first Commandant of the Marine Corps?
Captain Samuel Nicholas
A Marine orders a beer: "I'll have a Samuel Adams"
When and where did the first Marine landing take place?
During the Revolutionary War the Marines invaded new Providence Island in the Bahamas and seized guns and supplies.
Only one year after being established the Marines had to fight someone and ruined paradise.
Where did the term "Leatherneck" originate from?
the uniforms of the day (during the Revolutionary War) had a stiff leather stock that was worn around the neck.
Who and where did the Marines storm on the "Shores of Tripoli"?
Barbary pirates' stronghold at Durna (in textbook its mispelled 'Burma')