Banana Wars

Banana Wars

United States Marines: The US Marine Corps in Nicaragua in shortly after taking office, Roosevelt recalled these soldiers and many others currently deployed in Latin America. America also gave governmental control back to the countries.

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"

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"

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. 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…

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

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

Banana Wars: Major General Smedley Butler

Banana Wars: Major General Smedley Butler

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The "banana wars" is the culmination of a six-year trade quarrel between the US and the EU. The US complained that an EU scheme giving banana producers from former colonies in the Caribbean special access to European markets broke free trade rules.

The banana wars explained

The "banana wars" is the culmination of a six-year trade quarrel between the US and the EU. The US complained that an EU scheme giving banana producers from former colonies in the Caribbean special access to European markets broke free trade rules.

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

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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

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

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

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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…

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