Military Records

Online Publications on Marine Corps Records and History

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US Marines Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Erasmo Cosio, an Information Systems Coordinator, Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Futenma, waits for the start-up command from his computer

This section is a quick reference guide to articles and blogs published in the National Archives’ various social media outlets relating to the United States Marine Corps.

Prologue Magazine:

“Marines in the Boxer Rebellion” (1999)

"Semper Fidelis, Code Talkers" (2001)


Text Message blog at

John Werito Goes to War; A Story of a WWII Diné [Navajo] Code Talker

Music at the Archives – John Philip Sousa

The Marines and Japanese Souvenirs on Guadalcanal August-October 1942

Skateboarding into Combat

Operation JACK STAY: US Marines in the Forest of Assassins


Pieces of History blog at

Minnie Spotted Wolf and the Marine Corps

Remembering Lloyd Oliver, U.S. Marine Navajo Code Talker


Unwritten Record blog at

How to Research Photographs relating to WWII Marine Corps units

Bringing the Home Front With the Marines at Tarawa

Navajo Code Talkers 


Education Updates blog at

Teaching the Vietnam War with DocsTeach - 2017

Teaching the Vietnam War with DocsTeach - 2020


NARA Staff or Hosted Presentations

Session 4: Using National Archives Records to Research World War I Naval and Marine Corps Records for Genealogical Research