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Royal Marines

The Corps of Her Majesty's Royal Marines, commonly just referred to as the Royal Marines (RM), are the marine corps and amphibious infantry of the United Kingdom and, along with the Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary, form the Naval Service. The Royal Marines were formed in 1755 as marine infantry for the Royal Navy. However, it can trace its origins back as far as 28 October 1664 when at the grounds of the Honourable Artillery Company "the Duke of York and Albanys maritime regiment of foot" was first formed.

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Royal Marines - Affiliations
... Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders served with the Royal Marine Brigade for over a year ... Wales and Repulse were sunk in December 1941, the Royal Marines survivors joined up with the remnants of the 2nd Battalion, in the defence of Singapore ... Most of the Highlanders and Marines who survived the bitter fighting were taken prisoner by the Japanese ...
Chris Terrill - Film History
... as they approached full democracy and black rule 1996 HMS Brilliant BBC1 6-part series on a Royal Navy warship serving during the Yugoslavian war ... into the rock world 2004–2005 Shipmates BBC 1 A major 5-part series about the Royal Navy on operations ... Kevin Spacey 2007 Commando—On the Front Line ITV1 8-part series on the Royal Marines serving on the front line in Afghanistan 2007 The 55 Year Old Commando ITV1 and 4 The story of ...
Battle Of Al Faw (2003) - Order of Battle
... Coalition forces 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines 40 Commando, Royal Marines 42 Commando, Royal Marines 29th Commando Regiment Royal Artillery 59 Independent Commando Squadron Royal Engineers 131 Independent ...
Steuart Pringle - Military Career
... Pringle joined the Royal Marines in 1946 ... He went on to be Chief of Staff to the Commandant-General Royal Marines in 1979 and Commandant-General Royal Marines in 1981 ... As commandant general of the Royal Marines, he was seen welcoming the Commandos home following the Falklands War ...
Landing Craft Of The Royal Marines
... List of active Royal Marines military watercraft is a list of landing craft and other watercraft in service with the Royal Marines ... forces watercraft (I.e mini submarines etc) maintained by the Royal Navy and designed to transport the Royal Marines or special forces from ship to shore as well as ...

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