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Happy Birthday Marines. Also, Baby Otters.

Congratulations, Marines, on your 235th birthday!

Almost forgot, but Slublog at AoSHQ reminded me. There's also a great picture he posted of Lt. General Lewis B "Chesty" Puller that nobody but a Marine could pull off.

Also, as you'll recall, I mentioned baby otters. Can't have a post about Marines without baby otters, now can we? Of course not.

Because, let's face it, all you really care about are cute infant water-borne mammals.

Got this from Ace, as well.


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Semper Fi!MacArthu... (Below threshold)
GarandFan:

Semper Fi!

MacArthur always maintained that they landed with a platoon of rifleman and a battalion of PR people.

Yeah, and with MacArthur be... (Below threshold)
Bryce:

Yeah, and with MacArthur being the expert on self-promotion, he would know.

MacArthur said a lot of thi... (Below threshold)
Brett:

MacArthur said a lot of things. But I note that there are an awful lot of pictures of him triumphantly wading ashore in the Philippines.

Yeah, it took two takes to ... (Below threshold)
GarandFan:

Yeah, it took two takes to get 'the landing' right.




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