Marine History 1

Card Set Information

Author:
Anonymous
ID:
17485
Filename:
Marine History 1
Updated:
2010-05-03 13:18:58
Tags:
usmc
Folders:

Description:
usmc history 1
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Anonymous on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Early colonial Marines
    • -direct descendent of the British Royal Marines
    • -King George's regiment known as Gooch's Marines
  2. First amphibious landing
    Attack on New Providence, Bahamas led by Samuel Nicholas
  3. Barbary Pirates War
    • -1801-1805
    • -
  4. Marmeluke sword
    Officer's sword considered the oldest weapon still in use today
  5. Battle of Bladensburg
    103 Marines, 400 Sailors attempted to block 4,000 British troops
  6. 5th Commandant of the Marine Corps
    • - Archibald Henderson
    • - introduced higher standards
    • - instituted professional schools
    • - instituted a fair promotion system for officers and snco's
  7. Scarlet Stripe
    • - "The Blood Stripe"
    • - symbolize the blood shed at Chapultec and the Halls of Montezuma
  8. Marine Corps emblem
    Approved on 13 November 1868
  9. NCO sword
    • Only nco's in any branch to have privilege of carrying a sword
    • Second oldest weapon still in use today
  10. dress uniform buttons
    • on the uniform since 1804
    • oldest military insignia in continued use

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview