Call for Nominations: Society for History in the Federal Government 2018 John Wesley Powell Prize (Historic Preservation Project)

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November 30, 2017

Marine Corps History, Summer 2017


The Last to Fall: The 1922 March, Battles, and Deaths of U.S. Marines at Gettysburg

Richard D. L. Fulton and James Rada Jr.


The Legend of Suicide Charley: Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, and the Battle for Henderson Field, 24–25 October 1942

Major Gary Cozzens, USMCR (Ret)


Royal Marines Commandos at Limbang, 1962

Captain Derek Oakley, MBE, RM


[Crosspost] H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 14 on The War on Leakers: National Security and American Democracy from Eugene Debs to Edward Snowden

This review roundtable has been crossposted from the H-Diplo network because of its potential interest to H-FedHist subscribers.

CIA to put millions of declassified documents online

The CIA is in the process of migrating more than 11 million pages of previously declassified documents to its public website, an action that open-government proponents have been advocating for years.

Source:  Sean D. Carberry, "CIA to put millions of declassified documents online," FCW Magazine, October 28, 2016,

A Timeline of Federal History

We are adding to our timeline of historical dates important to the development of the federal government and its roles and policies. The timeline has been useful to scholars and students interested in the evolving structure and responsibilities of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches.

We welcome comments and suggestions.

See the timeline at


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