the only Marine officer to be awarded the Medal of Honor TWICE - one in Vera Cruz in 1914 and the other in Haiti in 1915. Known as "Old Gimlet Eye"

18 November Marines participated in the Battle of Fort Riviere during the occupation of Haiti.

This rare Tiffany Cross variant of the Medal of Honor was earned by Marine First Lieutenant Christian Schilt. Schilt served in WWI, the Banana Wars, WWII, and Korea.   His Medal of Honor citation follows:  Citation: During the progress of an insurrection at Quilali, Nicaragua, 6, 7, and 8 January 1928, 1st Lt. Schilt, then a member of a marine expedition which had suffered severe losses in killed and wounded, volunteered under almost impossible conditions to evacuate the wounded by air and…

This rare Tiffany Cross variant of the Medal of Honor was earned by Marine First Lieutenant Christian Schilt. Schilt served in WWI, the Banana Wars, WWII, and Korea.

Banana Wars

Banana Wars

US Marines holding rebel leader Augusto Sandino’s flag they captured from his forces.

These dress blues belonged to Major General Smedley Butler. During his 34-year career as a Marine, he participated in military actions in the Philippines, China, in Central America and the Caribbean during the Banana Wars, and France in World War I. He is the only man to earn the Brevet Medal and two Medals of Honor, all for separate actions. He is said to have had a large eagle, globe and anchor tattooed on his chest. Semper Fidelis  #USMC #USA #Marines #MOH #SmedleyButler #SpanAm #Gitmo…

These dress blues belonged to Major General Smedley Butler. During his 34-year career as a Marine, he participated in military actions in the Philippines, China, in Central America and the Caribbean during the Banana Wars, and France in World War I. He is the only man to earn the Brevet Medal and two Medals of Honor, all for separate actions. He is said to have had a large eagle, globe and anchor tattooed on his chest. Semper Fidelis #USMC #USA #Marines #MOH #SmedleyButler #SpanAm #Gitmo…

The Fantom Menace ^^^ Actually this would be Refange of the Sith.

The Fantom Menace

The Fantom Menace ^^^ Actually this would be Refange of the Sith. <<<< From the Fan Wars

William Allen Rogers cartoon depicting Theodore Roosevelt's Big Stick Ideology

Roosevelt was commonly known for his "big stick policy", in which he appeared humble to other nations and powers when in actuality, he was very capable and powerful himself.

American Rifleman | Guns of the "Banana Wars" Part Two

The Lewis, Thompson, BAR and water-cooled machine gun, along with the Springfield rifle and pistol, played a significant role in the Banana Wars.

REAL PHOTO POSTCARD RPPC BANANA WARS U.S.S KANSAS US BATTLESHIP 1910-1916

Real photo postcard rppc banana wars u.s.s kansas us battleship 1910-1916

Banana Wars, Photo Postcards, Battleship, Naval History, Monitor, Kansas, History

REAL PHOTO POSTCARD RPPC BANANA WARS U.S.S NEBRASKA US BATTLESHIP 1910-1916

Real photo postcard rppc banana wars u.s.s nebraska us battleship 1910-1916

Banana Wars, Photo Postcards, Battleship, Monitor, Nebraska, Wwii, Bananas, War, Shipping

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