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Submarine Macots (Pets)

As long as there have been sailors there have been mascots. The most notable are: cats, dogs, goats, gorillas, and a bear. 

Submarine Warfare Insignia - "Dolphins"

Symbols can hold great meaning; think of the American flag or the logo of your favorite sports team. For Submariners, it’s the submarine warfare insignia or their “dolphins.”

Navajo - The Unbreakable Code

During World War II, the Marine Corps used one of the thousands of languages spoken in the world to create an unbreakable code: Navajo.

75th Anniversary OF V-E Day

We are commemorating the 75th anniversary Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day); the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany to the Allied forces on May 8 1945 which ended World War II in Europe. 

Free Coloring Pages

Enjoy either of our two FREE coloring pages.  Color them for fun or, for a chance to be featured on our Instagram page. 

#HiddenHistory: USS Bowfin Artifacts

We're sharing a few artifacts found left aboard USS Bowfin after her service. -- These items are not currently on display but are part of our #HiddenHistory series.

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