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31 Powerful Pictures Of The US Marines Through History – Business Insider

by Amanda Macias

U.S. Marine Corps Photo

A Marine field cook stationed in Bermuda shows the cake he baked for the Marine Corps birthday in 1943.

The Marine Corps, 238-years-old Sunday, has served a role in every conflict in the history of the United States.
That’s because the Marines operate on sea, air, and land and — unlike the other services — can respond to a crisis in under 24 hours with the full force of a modern military.

Today, there are more than 200,000 active-duty and reserve Marines.

To celebrate the Corps, we’ve pulled some of the coolest photos from the archives.

Check out vintage photos of the Marine Corps »

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/us-marine-corps-through-history-2013-11?op=1#ixzz2kHtCPvoU

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