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Second Battle of the Marne

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A three-day World War I battle in 1918 in France between German and Allied Forces that ended in Allied victory. The German offensive had begun successfully in mid June, defeating ...

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Thomas Holcomb

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(1879–1965) general and commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps (1936–44), born in New Castle, Delaware. Holcomb presided over the continuing refinement of the corps' amphibious mission,...

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trench warfare

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A type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other.

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US Marine Corps

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USMC a separate military service that is part of the U.S. Navy, responsible for providing marine troops to seize and defend advanced bases, operations on land and in the air ...

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