47 Royal Marine Commando:: An Inside Story 1943-1946
47 Royal Marine Commando: An Inside Story 1943-1946 tells the story of 47 Royal Marine Commando during the Second World War based on personal accounts written by veterans who served in this formidable unit. It is a story of young men who were to play a key role in freeing Europe from Nazi tyranny. From the D-Day landings in Normandy to fierce battles in Holland, some were taken prisoner by the ene...
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Fonthill Media (December 19, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.9 x 9.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 5625014
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y and sent to camps until freed at the end of the war in 1945. Included are eyewitness accounts of the Normandy landings, involvement of the RAF, Royal Navy and American forces, 10 Inter Allied Commando and the effect on local populations who got word of the actions in which this Commando took a major part. Formed from 10th Battalion Royal Marines and reinforced by volunteers from several parts of the British armed forces, they distinguished themselves by sheer determination and professionalism. Over 900 men served in or were attached to this Commando, keeping their overall strength up to 420. Many gave their lives never to return home so others might live to tell their story.