The U.S. Marines Corps recently launched an investigation into claims that some of the servicemen seen raising the U.S. flag in a famous World War II photo were misidentified.
On the anniversary of its creation, explore seven surprising facts about one of the most storied branches of the armed forces.
The nearly three-month battle for Okinawa that ended on June 22, 1945 was the last—and the bloodiest—clash between Japanese and U.S. forces in the Pacific during World War II.
Seventy years after U.S. Marines began the invasion of Iwo Jima, take a look back at one of the most hard-fought battles of World War II.
Delve into the history of America’s military.