Why were the marines created?

Answer The United States Marine Corps is the smallest branch of the U.S. military. It is responsible for "power projection" from the sea, according to the branch's web site, and has been in place since th... Read More »

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How many marines were there when they were first created?

If you were already in the British Marines can you then join the US Marines?

Yes you can, with some tests and appropriate background checks. There may be restrictions on MOS based on citizenship.

Why the marines where created?

Because the army an navy couldn't cut it by themselves. America needed a force that could deploy rapidly and take down the enemy

When did the marines corps created?

I think you mean when WAS the Marine Corps was founded on November 10th 1775!