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The following is a list of the essential names in U. S. Marine Corps lore — the people who make up what the Marines call "Knowledge". Names in this list are notable for actions made as a Marine; individuals whose notability is unrelated to service in uniform can be found at List of United States Marines.

Alfred Cunningham

Archibald Henderson

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  1. "John Basilone Parade Website". http://www.basiloneparade.com/. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  2. Dorr (2005), p.164-5.
  3. "Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington — C.O. VMF-214, Black Sheep Squadron". AcePilots.com. http://www.acepilots.com/usmc_boyington.html. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Double Recipients". Full List of MOH Recipients. Congressional Medal of Honor Society. http://www.cmohs.org/double-recipients.php. Retrieved 2007-10-14. 
  5. "Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Austell Cunningham, USMC". Marine Corps Legacy Museum. http://www.mclm.com/tohonor/aacunningham.html. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  6. Allan R. Millett, "Semper Fidelis: The History of the United States Marine Corps", (New York, NY: The New Press, 1991).
  7. "Scott, Stephen W.", (2009) Sergeant Major Dan Daly; The Most Outstanding Marine of all Time. Publishamerica Publishers. ISBN 1-60836-465-8.
  8. "Sgt. Maj. of Marine Corps sword of office changes hands". Division of Public Affairs, United States Marine Corps. July 2, 2003. Release # 0703-03-0537. http://www.usmc.mil/marinelink/mcn2000.nsf/ac95bc775efc34c685256ab50049d458/2ff6b97aa038437585256feb004362fd?OpenDocument. Retrieved 2007-01-24. 
  9. "African American Milestones in Naval History". African American Milestones in Naval History. Naval History and Heritage Command. http://www.history.navy.mil/Special%20Highlights/AfricanAmerican/timeline.htm. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  10. "Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Archibald Henderson, USMC". Who's Who in Marine Corps History. History Division, United States Marine Corps. http://www.tecom.usmc.mil/HD/Whos_Who/Henderson_A.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 "Marine Corps Board Knowledge". http://www.cram.com/cards/marine-corps-board-knowledge-417725. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  12. Miller, Steven (2009-01-03). "Military Innovator Who Sought New Approach to Battle in Vietnam". Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123093700626550109.html. Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  13. Shaw, Jr., Henry I.; Donnelly, Ralph W. (1995). "Blacks in the Marine Corps". Air University. http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/usmchist/black.txt. Retrieved December 1, 2011.  p. 2
  14. Coral Anika Theill. "WORLD WAR II Montford Point Marines: Honoring And Preserving Their Legacy". Leatherneck Magazine. http://www.mca-marines.org/leatherneck/article/world-war-ii-montford-point-marines-honoring-and-preserving-their-legacy. Retrieved December 1, 2011. 
  15. Williams, Janette (2011-09-20). "Political activist Isabell Masters, whose presidential ambitions started in Pasadena, dies at 98". Pasadena Star-News. http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_18940389. Retrieved 2011-10-08. [dead link]
  16. Wise, James E.; and Anne Collier Rehill (1999). "Peter J. Ortiz". Stars in the Corps: Movie Actors in the United States Marines (2nd Edition ed.). Naval Institute Press. pp. 53–66. ISBN 978-1-55750-949-9. http://books.google.com/books?id=l3Z78rt_oHsC&pg=PA53&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=0_0. Retrieved 21 March 2009. 
  17. Jones, LCPL Skye (August 13, 2004). "First female in field gets promoted to master guns". Marine Corps News. United States Marine Corps. Story ID#: 2004813103824. http://www.usmc.mil/marinelink/mcn2000.nsf/ac95bc775efc34c685256ab50049d458/79cc43697ef1841985256fea005af192?OpenDocument&Highlight=2,female. Retrieved 2007-12-28. 
  18. "USMC Knowledge". NROTC, Boston University. http://www.bu.edu/nrotc/semperfi/gouge/basic.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  19. "El Mundo"; "Fallece El Aguila - Fue Primer Boricua Manejo Avion en la Isla" (Spanish); by: Malen Rojas Daporte; October 20, 1954; Number 13,448
  20. "Official Biography of Angela Salinas". United States Marine Corps. Archived from the original on 2007-12-12. http://web.archive.org/web/20071212231757/http://www.usmc.mil/genbios2.nsf/biographies/1248A1B93B290F288525713F0070712C?opendocument. Retrieved 2007-12-28. 
  21. "France Silva". Home of Heroes.com. http://www.homeofheroes.com/gravesites/states/pages_pz/silva_france_ca.html. 

References[edit | edit source]

  • Dorr, Robert F. (2005). Marine Air - The History of the Flying Leathernecks in Words and Photos. Penguin Group. ISBN 0-425-20725-0. 

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