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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2014
Find more Marine Corps history resources on our military libraries and museums page!
- USMC Archives & Special Collections
Official website of the Marine Corps Archives, Quantico, Virginia.
- Marine Corps Archives Audio-Visual Repository (AVIR)
The eyes and ears of the Marine Corps Archives. Official film, digital and photo resources.
- Marine Corps History Division
- Marine Corps Association
Official website of the Marine Corps Association, the professional association for Marines. Publishers of the Marine Corps Gazette and Leatherneck Magazine.
- Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
Official website of the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation.
- Marine Corps Historical Publications, 1920-Present
- Marine Corps History Readings
General, unit-specific and conflict-specific Marine Corps history from the Air University website.
- Marines in the Sandino Rebellion, Nicaragua (1927-1934)
Comprehensive history of the Sandino Rebellion, includes primary documents.
- Marines in WWII
Organization, history, and website links on Marine Corps history. Not an official Marine Corps site.
- Marines in WWII Commemorative Series
- National Museum of the Marine Corps
Official website of the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia.
- Who's Who in Marine Corps History
The official "Who's Who" from the Marine Corps History Division.
- National Archives (NARA)
Research military and other historical records online.
- Papers of the War Department, 1774 - 1800
Archives of official US government papers on the nation's history, including Indian affairs, veteran affairs, naval affairs, as well as militia and army matters.
- Parallel History Project on Cooperative Security
The Parallel History Project on Cooperative Security (PHP, the former Parallel History Project on NATO and the Warsaw Pact), provides new scholarly perspectives on contemporary international history by collecting, publishing, and interpreting formerly secret governmental documents (from website).
- The United States Army Europe Military History Office (MHO)
The primary mission of Military History Office is to preserve accurate, thorough, and objective historical record of the command's activities and operations.
- WWI Document Archive Center
Archive of primary documents from World War I, compiled by volunteers of the World War I Military History List (WWI-L). International in focus, the archive intends to present in one location primary documents concerning the Great War.
- The Virtual Vietnam Archive
Over 3.2 million pages of scanned materials, including documents, photographs, slides, negatives, oral histories, artifacts, moving images, sound recordings, maps, and collection finding aids. All non-copyrighted and digitized materials are available for users to download. Most of the materials are personal in nature, not official records.
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|National Museum of the Marine Corps.
Official USMC Photo 6/29/2010 By Lance Cpl. Tyler J. Bolken