/OnThisDay 100 yrs ago-Sep. 11, 1919-US Marines landed in Honduras during Banana Wars. Marines sent there to protect investments of large American corporations amp fruit companies. US military intervened there on behalf of corporations 7 times between 1903-25. twitterstorians

OnThisDay 100 yrs ago-Sep. 11, 1919-US Marines landed in Honduras during Banana Wars. Marines sent there to protect investments of large American corporations amp fruit companies. US military intervened there on behalf of corporations 7 times between 1903-25. twitterstorians

RT @werehist: #OnThisDay 100 yrs ago-Sep. 11, 1919-US Marines landed in Honduras during “Banana Wars.” Marines sent there to protect investments of large American corporations & fruit companies. US military intervened there on behalf of corporations 7 times between 1903-25. #twitterstorians https://t.co/S6ZMuBCfsf