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Smedley Butler (1881–1940)

Smedley Butler was born on March 12, 1881 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on American Secrets (2016) and Tell It to the Marines (1926). He died on June 21, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See full bio »
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 1926 Tell It to the Marines (military consultant - uncredited)
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 2016 American Secrets (Documentary) (post-production)
Archival (as General Smedley Butler)
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 2014 JFK to 9/11: Everything Is a Rich Man's Trick (Video documentary)
Himself (as Smedley Darlington Butler)
 2012 Medal of Honor: History of Heroes (TV Series)
Himself - Two Time MOH Recipient
- The U.S.M.C. (2012) ... Himself - Two Time MOH Recipient
 2007 Endgame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement (Video documentary)
Himself (as Smedley Darlington Butler)
 2003 The Corporation (Documentary)
Himself - USMC: Exposes Anti-FDR Plot (as Smedley Darlington Butler)
 1999 The Century: America's Time (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- 1929-1936: Stormy Weather (1999) ... Himself (as Smedley Darlington Butler)
 1993 The Great Depression (TV Series documentary)
Himself - General USMC Retired Leader Bonus Army
- The Road to Rock Bottom (1993) ... Himself - General USMC Retired Leader Bonus Army (as Smedley Darlington Butler)

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Other Works:

(book) "War Is a Racket". 1935.

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4 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

General Smedley Butler | Smedley Darlington Butler

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Was awarded two Medals of Honor, for actions in the Mexican Campaign on 22 April 1914 and in the Haitian Campaign on 17 November 1915. See more »


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