Becoming Devil Dogs: Battle of Belleau Wood: Battle of Belleau Wood

Becoming Devil Dogs: Battle of Belleau Wood

Becoming Devil Dogs: Battle of Belleau Wood: Battle of Belleau Wood

First Sergeant Dan Daly, 73rd Machine Gun Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines at the Battle of Belleau Wood, Chateau Thierry, France 1918. Dual Medal of Honor recipient, Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross. Famous for having supposedly made the statement "Come on, you sons of bitches, do you want to live forever?" during the Battle of Belleau Wood to motivate his men to fight.

First Sergeant Dan Daly, 73rd Machine Gun Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines at the Battle of Belleau Wood, Chateau Thierry, France 1918. Dual Medal of Honor recipient, Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross. Famous for having supposedly made the statement "Come on, you sons of bitches, do you want to live forever?" during the Battle of Belleau Wood to motivate his men to fight.

This is a photograph of the village of Belleau, France, shortly after the Battle of Belleau Woods in World War I. This battle was one of the bloodiest for American Forces in the war. During one of the fiercest parts of the battle, French forces urged the American Marines to withdraw, to which one of the Marines gave the now-famous line, "Retreat, Hell, we just got here."

This is a photograph of the village of Belleau, France, shortly after the Battle of Belleau Woods in World War I. This battle was one of the bloodiest for American Forces in the war. During one of the fiercest parts of the battle, French forces urged the American Marines to withdraw, to which one of the Marines gave the now-famous line, "Retreat, Hell, we just got here."

June 1, 1918: US Marines, Real American Heroes! (Battle of Belleau Wood) - http://www.historyandheadlines.com/june-1-1918-us-marines-real-american-heroes-battle-belleau-wood/

June 1, 1918: US Marines, Real American Heroes! (Battle of Belleau Wood) - http://www.historyandheadlines.com/june-1-1918-us-marines-real-american-heroes-battle-belleau-wood/

Marines of the 5th and 6th Regiment arriving in France shortly before the battle of Belleau Wood. Description from blogs.kentlaw.iit.edu.

Marines of the 5th and 6th Regiment arriving in France shortly before the battle of Belleau Wood. Description from blogs.kentlaw.iit.edu.

Becoming Devil Dogs: Battle of Belleau Wood: Battle of Belleau Wood

Becoming Devil Dogs: Battle of Belleau Wood

Becoming Devil Dogs: Battle of Belleau Wood: Battle of Belleau Wood

Batalla de Belleau Wood, una de las acciones más enconadas del Cuerpo Expedicionario Estadounidense durante la WWI, en un contraataque llevado en la primera quincena de Junio que terminó por hacerse con el bosque, pero a costa de casi 10.000 bajas, de las que más de 1.800 fueron muertos. Cortesía de Peter Dennis. Más en www.elgrancapitan.org/foro

Batalla de Belleau Wood, una de las acciones más enconadas del Cuerpo Expedicionario Estadounidense durante la WWI, en un contraataque llevado en la primera quincena de Junio que terminó por hacerse con el bosque, pero a costa de casi 10.000 bajas, de las que más de 1.800 fueron muertos. Cortesía de Peter Dennis. Más en www.elgrancapitan.org/foro

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