Tradition holds that the words to the Marines' Hymn were written by a Marine serving in Mexico. In truth, the author of the words remains unknown. Its origins notwithstanding, the hymn saw widespread use by the Copyright ownership of the hymn
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Although the Marines’ Hymn made an appearance around the it didn’t have an official version until when Commandant of the Marine Corps Maj. John A. Lejeune authorized the hymn as we know it. It gives me the chills every time I hear it!
The Marines' Hymn From the Halls of Montezuma, To the Shores of Tripoli, We Fight Our Country's Battles On the Land As on the Sea. First to Fight for Right and Freedom And to Keep Our Honor Clean; We Are Proud to Claim the Title of United