BY SEA AND LAND. THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS: A HISTORY, 1942-1982.

By: Neillands, Robin.

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269 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). 16 pages of b&w photographs. "(R)ecounts the story of the Commando units of the Royal Marines, during the first forty years of their existence, from the bloody baptism of 40 Commando on the beaches of Dieppe, in 1942, to the day when 45 Commando yomped into Stanley at the end of the Falklands War, in May 1982. (T)he story of the Royal Marines Commandos is told in the words of the men who served in them, from brigadier to rifle troop marine. We see the battles and campaigns through their eyes, a view from the sharp end, much of it extraordinarily vivid." Very light toning in margins of pages and to edges of text block, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very minor edge wrinkling.

Title: BY SEA AND LAND. THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS: A HISTORY, 1942-1982.

Author Name: Neillands, Robin.

Categories: Military - Regiments, Military - World War II, Military - Post WWII,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1987

ISBN Number: 0297790641

ISBN Number 13: 9780297790648

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 29426

Keywords: Royal Marines, Commandos, Commando units, Dieppe, Falklands War, World War II, Italy, Adriatic, Burma, D-Day, Walcheren, Malaya, Cyprus, Aden, Borneo, Suez Landing, Northern Ireland, Korean War, Chosin, Yugoslavia, Sicily, Arakan, Kangaw, Palestine, ,