This blog is for Communication among Marines and people interested in the Marines. The 10 is for Communications. The Photo above is Marble Mountain, Danang, Vietnam.

Nov 25, 2012

Lt Presley O’Bannon

Photo: Lt Presley O’Bannon led the Marine Corps’ first battle on foreign soil in 1805 and helped Prince Hamet Bey restore his place as ruler of Tripoli. The battle is mentioned in the Marines’ Hymn: “From the Halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli.” 

Explore the Marine Corps timeline here: http://bit.ly/QTf6psLt Presley O’Bannon led the Marine Corps’ first battle on foreign soil in 1805 and helped Prince Hamet Bey restore his place as ruler of Tripoli. The battle is mentioned in the Marines’ Hymn: “From the Halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli.” 

Explore the Marine Corps timeline here: http://bit.ly/QTf6ps


 

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