Key Battle Briefs


The History Division is proud to present the first installments in the "Keystone Battle Brief" series.  The division is creating the Keystone Battle Brief series to make the information readily available to units for professional military education purposes, for use by academics and for those interested in the broad overview of key battles in Marine Corps history.  These briefs are based on sources from the History Division, and are intended to provide the layman an easy to present briefing on the most noted battles in the Marine Corps' history.  Included are lecture notes and PowerPoint slides.  Please check back for feature additions


  • Battle of Belleau Wood
  • Boxer Rebellion
  • Battle of Iwo Jima
  • Inchon Landing
  • Hue City
  • Battle of Al-Khafji



*If you do not have Microsoft PowerPoint or cannot open the PowerPoint file, a PDF copy is also provided. 

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