Royal Marines, 1939-93
By (author) Nick van der Bijl
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Royal Marines, 1939-93 by Nick van der Bijl
Book DescriptionThe origin of the Royal Marines dates back to the formation of the Admiral's Regiment in the 17th century. Since then Marines have participated in more battles on land and sea than any other branch of the British Armed Forces. Their 'elite' status rests in the commandos - the one formation that is trained to be delivered to battle by helicopter or landing craft from ships. This book examines the units, organization and operations of the Royal Marines, focusing on their activity in various theatres of World War II (1939-1945) and their post-war operations in Northern Ireland, the Falklands (1982)and the Gulf (1990-1991).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781855323889
(250mm x 185mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 16-Jan-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Nick van der Bijl
Nick van der Bijl served 24 years as a Regular in the British Army in armour, military intelligence and security and finally as an infantry officer in the Territorial Army. He saw active service in Northern Ireland and with the 3rd Commando Brigade during the Falkland conflict. In addition to this book, Nick wrote the successful Men-at-Arms 250: Argentine Forces in the Falklands. The Senior Producer and Writer for Brush Fire Films, Nick lives and works in Somerset.
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