The Battle of Belleau Wood was One of WWI's Most Important, Forgotten Battles

The US Marines’ greatest stand came in the final months of World War I.

Survivors of the Battle of Belleau Wood
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  • Photo Credit: Naval History and Heritage Command
Illustration of the Marines in the Battle of Belleau Wood
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  • Illustration of the Marines at battle, by Georges Scott.

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Belleau Wood, damaged by shells
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  • Belleau Wood, torn to shreds by shells after the battle.

    Photo Credit: Naval History and Heritage Command