Famous Marines: “At 16, Hackman left home to join the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served four-and-a-half years as a field radio operator.”

Famous Marines: “At 16, Hackman left home to join the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served four-and-a-half years as a field radio operator.”

Grasmere, Lake District, Cumbria. Vintage LMS Travel poster by Norman Wilkinson

Grasmere, Lake District, Cumbria. Vintage LMS Travel poster by Norman Wilkinson

Page 2 for English Travel and Railway Posters From London Midland and Scottish Railway LMS London and North Eastern Railway LNER Great Western Railway GWR

Mary Seacole, Jamaican Herbalist. During Crimean War performed surgery on the frontline and established the "British Hotel" providing supplies for soldiers and quarters for sick and infirmed.

How Mary Seacole was made a saint and Florence Nightingake was smeared

Mary Seacole, Jamaican Herbalist. During Crimean War performed surgery on the frontline and established the "British Hotel" providing supplies for soldiers and quarters for sick and infirmed.

Sir-Francis-Drake-Sword-Silver - Famous Marine and sixteenth-century English privateer. Born in the hold of a ship and was orphaned a few years, being picked up by the skipper of a boat. Soon took control of the sea and its dangers, engaging in trade risky overseas. In a fight he was defeated by the Spanish, after which vowed revenge and dedicated his life to it attacking and plundering Spanish ships and goods from the New World.

Sir-Francis-Drake-Sword-Silver - Famous Marine and sixteenth-century English privateer. Born in the hold of a ship and was orphaned a few years, being picked up by the skipper of a boat. Soon took control of the sea and its dangers, engaging in trade risky overseas. In a fight he was defeated by the Spanish, after which vowed revenge and dedicated his life to it attacking and plundering Spanish ships and goods from the New World.

Famous Marine Art Paintings

List of Famous Marine Art Paintings

Famous Marine Quote. To observe a Marine is inspirational, to be a Marine is Exceptional. Semper Fi USMC

Famous Marine Quote. To observe a Marine is inspirational, to be a Marine is Exceptional. Semper Fi USMC

De Weldon and Marine War Memorial, circa 1954.  The caption reads: "Mr. Felix W. de Weldon, sculptor of the famous Marine Corps Memorial, is shown putting finishing touches on the plaster model, prior to its being sent out in sections for bronze casting."   From the John C. McQueen Collection (COLL/64) at the Marine Corps Archives and Special Collections   OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

De Weldon and Marine War Memorial, circa 1954. The caption reads: "Mr. Felix W. de Weldon, sculptor of the famous Marine Corps Memorial, is shown putting finishing touches on the plaster model, prior to its being sent out in sections for bronze casting." From the John C. McQueen Collection (COLL/64) at the Marine Corps Archives and Special Collections OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

Famous Marines: “At 16, Hackman left home to join the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served four-and-a-half years as a field radio operator.” #USMC #History via www.peerintothepast.tumblr.com:

Famous Marines: “At 16, Hackman left home to join the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served four-and-a-half years as a field radio operator.” #USMC #History via www.peerintothepast.tumblr.com:

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