Links & Resources

The Final Muster

The 4th Marine Division Association Final Muster took place on August 3rd thru 7th, 2015, Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina.

Publications
A new publication, "D-Day in the Pacific" by Harold J. Goldberg, Professor of History, University of the South, is now available. The book covers the battle for Saipan and is available from Indiana University Press for $29.95. Click here to order
A Tribute to the World War II Marine

The Marine Corps University Research Archives extends a special invitation to members of the Fighting Fourth.

Many Marines attended the World War II Memorial dedication the weekend of May 28-31, 2004. In conjunction with this important event, the Research Archives honored World War II Marine Corps veterans with an exciting program and would like to invite you to participate

The below link will enable you to click and receive the invitation, register for the exciting programs and RSVP. Click here for their website.The program will consist of audiovisual presentations of Marine Corps battles in the Pacific to include combat motion picture footage, still photography, oral histories, map and personal papers from the conflict

In addition, we will be conducting tours of the Research Archives as well as Oral Histories for those veterans who would like their story told. The program is free of charge and open to all Marine veterans and their families.

The Research Archives looks forward to working with you on this upcoming program for our Marines.

Websites of Interest
Below are a list of 4th Marine Division Association or related web sites:

www.fightingfourtharizona.com

Chapter # 33, The Grand Canyon Chapter of the 4th Marine Division Association

Headquarters Company, 24th Regiment. This link contains pictures from Parris Island, Camp Pendleton and Camp Maui.

14th Marine Artillery Regiment

Company A, 24th Regiment

Company C, 23rd Regiment

Company C, 23rd Regiment

Established by a former Fleet Marine Force Corpsman

Leatherneck Magazine Can be very helpful in attempts to locate missing Marines

The Few, The Proud, The USMC

The Sgt. John Basilone Foundation, Inc. established to support and promote the principles exemplified in the heroic life of this USMC-WWII Medal of Honor, Purple Heart and Navy Cross recipient


Mesothelioma Fund

http://www.mesotheliomafund.com/compensation/


This site offers free services for veterans and their families dealing with the cost and treatment for mesothelioma cancer. Unfortunately asbestos exposure was unavoidable for millions of veterans during their years of service.

The story of the first flag-raising at Iwo Jima