Detail from French Croix de Guerre Certificate
awarded to
Le 6th Bataillon de Mitrailleuses U.S. Marine
for actions at Soissons.


The 6th Machine Gun Battalion
was twice awarded the Croix de Guerre:
for actions at Belleau Wood
and again at Soissons.






"GOING IN"

The Grueling Night March
to Soissons, July 1918

A First-Hand Account with
Original Art by a Private
in the 6th Machine Gun Battalion,
Fourth Brigade of Marines

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Petit Montgivrault Ferme
Post Command, 6th MGB,
Battle of Belleau Wood






Individual Members
of the
Battalion


An unidentified Officer of the
6th Machine Gun Battalion ~
Do You Recognise Him?




A Small Circle of Chums~~
some Marines of 15th Company,
6th Machine Gun Battalion
at Belleau Wood:
how each of them
came to be there,
and what followed after . . .

Burial Detail:
Belleau Wood

an old timer is
laid to rest




Photographs from Belleau Wood
taken by 1st Lt Victor Bleasdale
in the days immediately after
the disastrous assault of June 6,
and sent to Cpl Frank Dunham,
once Dunham had returned to
the States in early 1919.








6th Machine Gun Battalion
at Quantico
GENERAL ACCOUNTS






6th Machine Gun Battalion
at Quantico
PERSONAL ACCOUNTS






6th Machine Gun Battalion
at Quantico
AROUND THE BARRACKS






6th Machine Gun Battalion
at Quantico
ON THE FIRING LINE






6th Machine Gun Battalion
at Quantico
MACHINE GUN CARTS






Panoramic Photo of
77th Company,
Quantico, 1917




Documents





Crossing the Pond
on the USS DeKalb





Letters & Diaries





Photo Gallery





Uniforms





Equipment





Ephemera





Listing of All
Machine Gun Units
of the 4th Brigade






Bibliography






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