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The Birth of the Royal Marines, 1664-1802 - a book by Zerbe, Britt

The Birth of the Royal Marines, 1664-1802

The Birth of the Royal Marines, 1664-1802( )
Author: Zerbe, Britt
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.00
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The Royal Marines come from a long and proud tradition dating back to 1664. However, the first incarnation of the service, the Marine Regiments, was plagued by structural and operational difficulties. The formation of the British Marine Corps at the onset of the Seven Years War in 1755 was a defining moment, for this was the first time the government gave operational priority to the Navy. Following many trials and tribulations, in 1802 the British Marine Corps were made the Royal...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain

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