Who was Smedley Butler?

Introduction Major General Smedley Darlington Butler (30 July 1881 to 21 June 1940), nicknamed “Maverick Marine”, was a senior United States Marine Corps officer who fought in the Philippine-American War, the Boxer Rebellion, the Mexican Revolution and World War I. During his 34-year career as a Marine, he participated in military actions in the Philippines,… Read More


Who was John Olof Dahlgren?

Introduction John O. Dahlgren (14 September 1872 to 11 February 1963) was an American corporal serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Boxer Rebellion who received the Medal of Honour for bravery. Biography Dahlgren was born 14 September 1872 in Kalmar, Sweden and after entering the Marine Corps he was sent to fight… Read More