US Marines with the captured flag of Augusto César Sandino in Nicaragua, 1932.
Staff Sergeant Walter F. Kleine (USMC), Two Marines from the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment during fighting at Wana Ridge during the Battle of Okinawa, May 1945.
Source: National Archives and Records Administration
Robert M. Cusack (USMC), A demolition crew from the 6th Marine Division watches dynamite charges explode and destroy a Japanese cave, Okinawa, Japan, May 1945.
First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez, USMC, leads the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines over the seawall on the northern side of Red Beach in the Incheon invasion during the Korean War, September 15, 1950.
Source: Naval Historical Center
Three Marine amphibian tractor battalion officers that played an important role in the invasion of Guam. From left to right, Maj. Erwin F. Wann, Maj. W.W. Butler and Lt. Col. Sylvester Stephens. Guam, 1944.
Lt. Col. Richard P. Ross, commander of 1st Battalion, 1st Marines braves sniper fire to place the division’s colors on a parapet of Shuri Castle. Okinawa, Japan, May 1945.
Five U.S. Marine Corps privates with fixed bayonets under the command of their noncommissioned officer (NCO), who displays his M1859 Marine NCO sword. Navy Yard, Washington, DC, April 1864.
Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division