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Activated on 1 september 1937 in boston, massachusetts, 1st marine corps district was designated as the 1st reserve district on 1 july 1946 it was re-designated as. The united states marine corps the history of the marine corps began when two battalions of continental marines were formed on 10 november 1775 in philadelphia.
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