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Commando Training 1940s Style: Night Opposed Landing

The weeks from September to December of 1943 were very busy at Achnacarry Castle as six units from the Royal Marines, comprising 180 officers and 3,300 Other Ranks, underwent their commando training. 570 more words


News Round-Up - April 13th 2016

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

French And British Gear Up For Griffin Strike
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Royal Navy Pension Records Put Online

FindMyPast has put over 911,000 Royal Navy Pension records online. “The British Royal Navy & Royal Marines service and pension records span over 230 years of British naval history from to 1704 to 1934 and contain over 270,000 scanned colour images.”

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BBC Radio 4 - The Day After The Falklands Were Invaded

A collection of radio broadcastings made by BBC Radio 4 the day after the Falkland Islands were invaded by Argentinian forces on April 2nd 1982. 71 more words