Belleau Wood re-enacted

In 2009, real Marines staged and filmed a re-enactment of the iconic battle as part of an exhibit at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Here’s a behind-the-scenes peek:

Here’s a link to the museum:

You can visit the museum when you attend the ww1ha’s National Seminar, “From Devil Dogs to Stosstruppen,” at Quantica, Va., in September. Here’s a link for more info:

“First to Fight.” A group of U.S. Marines. US Marine Corps Recruiting Publicity Bureau., 1918. From the U.S. National Archives.

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