A brief history of the 10th Marines by David N Buckner; United States. Marine Corps. History and

By David N Buckner; United States. Marine Corps. History and Museums Division

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Roads turned into ribbons of clay mud. On occasion, 200 men were needed to pull heavy vehicles through particularly bad stretches. Fortunately, by the time the force reached its camp at Fort Defiance, West Virginia, on 10 September, the weather had improved greatly. The Marines spent stadium, begun under the supervision of General more than a week there engaged in tactical exercises and preparations for the reenactment of the Battle of New Market. New Market, 40 miles north of Fort Defiance, was the site of one of Virginia's most proudly Butler, utilizes a natural bowl-shaped depression for most of its form.

Patiently awaiting our time to get into the big scrap on the other side. From all reports at hand we will be over in time to . At present there are no odds, betting being about even, as to whether we shall eat Christmas dinner here or in France. " - onel Dunlap reported to General Headquarters, AEF, on 17 October 1918, two facts were clear: the end of war was rapidly approaching and the Army November 1918— ". When General Pershing leads in grand review up Fifth Avenue the returning victorious troops, the thought that we were not 'over there' will be unbearable .

The 2d Battalion (155mm) consisted of Marine Corps Historical Collection Headquarters Company and the 4th, 9th, and 11th Mud hampers mobility during the 1924 Culebra maneuver. Two tractors are required to pu/I one of Companies. A Headquarters Company and a Service the 155mm GPF guns. Anti-Aircraft Company was detached from the regiment on 5 December. S. Fleet winter maneuvers occupied the attention of the Marine Corps Expeditionary Forces for the first two months of 1924. In the first phase of the maneuvers, the bulk of the Scouting Fleet, with the 5th Regiment as landing force, sortied to the Panama Canal.

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