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August 18 (Sat) 1945, at sea, off Japan

We refueled again today from British Oilers. Yesterday all ships of the 3rd Fleet rendezvoused for massed photographs. The total must have been approaching the 200 mark, & no doubt it will give the Japanese something to think about when they all approach Tokyo. 169 more words

What Does It Take To Be A Royal Marines Commando?

The Royal Marines describe themselves as ‘the world’s most elite amphibious fighting force’.

Part of the Royal Navy, the force is trained to respond rapidly to international crisis situations. 582 more words

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40 Commando Royal Marines guard of honour for Prince Philip's last public engagement

NORTON Manor Camp-based 40 Commando provided the Royal guard at Buckingham Palace for the Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement on Wednesday.

Commanding Office Paul Maynard tweeted: “Proud day for… 98 more words

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News Round-Up – July 30th 2017

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

Defence of the Realm News

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Friday 27 July 1917 We Lost 592

While acting as a scout for a patrol Private Thomas Barratt (South Staffordshire Regiment) works his way towards the enemy line in spite of continuous fire from hostile snipers at close range.  588 more words