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Flying Royal Marines.

Author: Michael Reece
Publisher: Royal Marines Historical Society, 2012.
Series: Special publication (Royal Marines Historical Society), 38.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Reece
ISBN: 9781908123046 1908123044
OCLC Number: 815727155
Description: 371 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. Original text of Flying Marines by Major A.E. Marsh RM with additional notes: In the beginning ; The Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service ; The Great War ; The Royal Air Force ; Royal Marines pilots between the Wars ; Royal Marines pilots in the Second World War ; Post-War --
Part 2. The second fifty years of Royal Marines aviation: 1960-1971: The Commando ship era, confrontation and Aden, ULA flights and the genesis of the Brigade Air Squadron ; 1971-1982: The Northern Flank, Northern Ireland, the 1981 Defence Review and the Falklands conflict ; 1982-2001: Operation HAVEN, The Balkans, 3 BAS disbands and becomes 847 Naval Air Squadron, the 1998 Defence Review, Sierra Leone ; 2001-2007: the birth of the Harrier Force, Iraq and the withdrawal of the Gazelle ; 2007-2011: Afghanistan, anti-piracy and anti-drug operations, exchange postings, search and rescue and the Aircrewman Cadre ; The 2010 Defence Review and the future --
Appendices: A. Royal Marines and former Royal Marines aircrew ; B. Royal Marines Non-commissioned aircrew ; C. Accident to Captain C E Risk, RMLI: Reproduced from the Globe & Laurel June edition 1913, page 91 ; D. Royal Marines Officer pilots ; E. Royal Marines Non-commissioned pilots ; F. Observers, air gunners, aircrewmen and Lynx door gunners ; G. Commanding officers and Senior Aviation appointments ; H. Honours and awards to RM and former RM aviators ; I. Operation CORPORATE: Royal Marines and attached aircrew ; J. Operation HAVEN: Royal Marines and attached aircrew ; K. RM and former RM aviation fatalities ; L. Nanga Gaat --
The start / Colonel David Rowe OBE.
Series Title: Special publication (Royal Marines Historical Society), 38.


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