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the only Marine officer to be awarded the Medal of Honor TWICE - one in Vera Cruz in 1914 and the other in Haiti in 1915. Known as "Old Gimlet Eye"

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Banana Wars

United States Marines: The US Marine Corps in Nicaragua in shortly after taking office, Roosevelt recalled these soldiers and many others currently deployed in Latin America. America also gave governmental control back to the countries.

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This rare Tiffany Cross variant of the Medal of Honor was earned by Marine First Lieutenant Christian Schilt. Schilt served in WWI, the Banana Wars, WWII, and Korea. His Medal of Honor citation follows: Citation: During the progress of an insurrection at Quilali, Nicaragua, 6, 7, and 8 January 1928, 1st Lt. Schilt, then a member of a marine expedition which had suffered severe losses in killed and wounded, volunteered under almost impossible conditions to evacuate the wounded by air and…

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The Banana Wars: United States Intervention in the Caribbean, 1898d1934 (Paperback)

Banana Wars: Major General Smedley Butler

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Real photo postcard rppc banana wars u.s.s kansas us battleship 1910-1916

REAL PHOTO POSTCARD RPPC BANANA WARS U.S.S KANSAS US BATTLESHIP | Collectibles, Postcards, Military | eBay!

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Real photo postcard rppc banana wars u.s.s nebraska us battleship 1910-1916

REAL PHOTO POSTCARD RPPC BANANA WARS U.S.S NEBRASKA US BATTLESHIP | Collectibles, Postcards, Military | eBay!

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