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Royal Marines train their U.S. Marine Corps Counterparts [VIDEO]

Fighting in the Freezer – BBC Newsbeat

Royal Marines have been conducting their annual training in Norway, training their counterparts from the US Marine Corps. Follow Royal Marines training US Marines in the Arctic. 50 more words

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News Round-Up – May 12th 2017

Here are some of the latest British military news stories making the headlines this past week.

Ongoing News Story

UK among 70 countries hit in massive cyber attack… 245 more words

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Thursday 10 May 1917 - We Lost 740

Lieutenant Daniel Joseph Sheehan (Royal Flying Corps) is killed in action at age 22. While on a scouting expedition, a superior body of German aircraft… 688 more words

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Royal Marines in battle to save HMS Ocean from being sold

The Plymouth Herald, By J Lewis, 30 April 2017

The Royal Marines have reportedly launched a last-ditch bid to save Plymouth-based warship HMS Ocean from being sold next year. 181 more words

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Sergeant Alexander Blackman released

Sergeant Alexander Blackman, the Royal Marine jailed for shooting dead a wounded Taliban fighter has been released from prison.

Sgt Blackman received a life term in 2013 for murder, but his conviction was reduced to manslaughter at a second trial when it emerged that… 324 more words

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Saturday 28 April 1917 - We Lost 3,422

The Northumberland Fusiliers attack German positions near Fampoux at 04:25.  The assault is checked by devastating machine gun and artillery fire and the assault grinds to a halt.  1,258 more words

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