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Category: Marine Corps Combat Recordings

A view looking past a digital display screen towards the doors of an indoor theater, with

Earwitness to History: the Marine Corps Combat Recordings

Posted by: Karen Fishman

This blog post was co-written with Megan Harris, reference specialist for the Veterans History Project, Library of Congress. What you’ve just heard is from the Marine Corps Combat Recordings, an amazing and vivid accounting of the war in the South Pacific during World War II. Not only are these recordings one of the most historically …