Short History of the Royal Marines This pocket book traces the development of the Royal Marines from soldiers who served at sea to the modern day Commando force, which provides the manpower for most of Britain's amphibious capability. The Royal Marines are an integral part of the Royal Navy providing a quick reaction force prepared for action anywhere in the world.
With a foreword by Major General Julian Thompson CB OBE this short history, which has 16 colour pages is a handy pocket sized reference book. It includes a wide range of appendices covering everything from the Colours, traditions, memorable dates, music and a comprehensive chronology. Most of the 100 photographs come from the vast Royal Marines Museum collection.
Softback, A5 (15 x 21 cms), 144 pages with 32 colour and 70 black and white illustrations
ISBN 0 9536163 1 2
Price £8 incl p&p worldwide