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Royal Marines arrive in Canea.

According to The Times correspondent present, at 3.15 p.m. on the 15th February 1897, a launch from H. M. S. Revenge, the flagship of the British Mediterranean Fleet, entered Canea harbour in the charge of Lieutenant Nelson and Sub-Lieutenants Addison and Hunt, landing a detachment of marines who then drew up upon the quay. 199 more words

European Intervention Crete

Commando 999 - Speed March 2014

There is very little I can tell you about The Royal Marines other than they are part of The British Armed Forces and that they have one of the toughest training and selection processes. 304 more words


The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines, 'Ocean Wave'

Traditional, well drilled and extremely talented, the Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines are held in high esteem the world over. It’s something of a musical niche, military bands, but wherever they go you can guarantee there will be people watching – a band who have been existence for hundreds of years, and continue to impress. 134 more words


A British and Qatar defence accord?

An interesting article was published on the Daily Telegraph website this morning regarding a recent defence accord signed with Qatar. Andrew Gilligan, the Telegraph’s London, politics and Westminster correspondent raised some very interesting facts and questions over the accord. 751 more words

Armed Forces News

Royal Marines - Gibraltar (2)

350th Anniversary of the Royal Marines

Mass service held at Ocean Village in front of the Royal Marines monument (with Henry Cavill).