Mike Mervosh describes his experience with the flag raising on Iwo Jima.
George Peto describes an uphill assault he took part in on Okinawa that ended up being his proudest day in the Marine Corps, despite the tremendous casualties his company suffered.
Hershel “Woody” Williams describes his actions on Iwo Jima for which he was awarded the Medal of Honor.
Arthur Jackson discusses engaging Japanese positions during the Battle of Peleliu, actions for which he would later be awarded the Medal of Honor.
James Carrington discusses his experiences of being hidden by Filipino guerillas after escaping from Bilibid Prison where he had been a POW of the Japanese for two years.
Richard Greer recalls the defense of Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, against the brutal Japanese banzai attack during the night of October 24-25, 1942.
In his oral history interview with the Museum, Frank Pomroy of the 1st Marine Division recalls action on Guadalcanal.
Retired Marine Corps Colonel Dave Severance recalls how his company, E Company 28th Marines, patrolled up Mount Suribachi, and how members of his company raised the American flag atop Suribachi on February 23, 1945.
R.V. Burgin and his fellow Marines were dug in on Walt’s Ridge during the Battle of Cape Gloucester.
One of the best fighters of World War II, the F4U Corsair tormented the Japanese from Guadalcanal until the end of the war.
For generations the symbol of loyalty and faithfulness has been a dog. Here we feature some loyal dogs whose loyalty deserves attention.
In 1943, a Mexican artist in New Orleans sculpted a statue of a Woman Reservist (United States Marine Corps) named Molly Marine. Displayed on Canal Street, she can still be found in the city today.