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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Presley Neville O'Bannon (1776 – September 12, 1850) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps, famous for his exploits in the First Barbary War. In recognition of his bravery, he was presented a sword for his part in attempting to restore Prince Hamet Karamanli to his throne at Tripoli. This sword became the model for the Mameluke Sword, adopted in 1825 for Marine Corps officers, which is still part of the dress uniform today.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Presley Neville O'Bannon (1776 – September 12, 1850) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps, famous for his exploits in the First Barbary War. In recognition of his bravery, he was presented a sword for his part in attempting to restore Prince Hamet Karamanli to his throne at Tripoli. This sword became the model for the Mameluke Sword, adopted in 1825 for Marine Corps officers, which is still part of the dress uniform today.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


Presley O'Bannon sections
Intro  Biography  Mameluke sword  Namesakes  See also  Notes  References  Further reading  External links  

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