MAKING of a ROYAL MARINE COMMANDO. Who is tougher? U.S. Marines or British Royal Marines? Training so tough that '...Rambo would last about ten minutes.
THE MAKING of a ROYAL MARINE COMMANDO. by Nigel Foster. Unique among the modern world's elite forces, The British Royal Marine Commandos are noted for perhaps the toughest and most thorough training of any military unit. '...the young Royal Marine tends to be far more self-reliant and with far more to say for himself than his USMC equivalent.' True or not true?? This is a MUST read if you are a fan of the Marines or the world's elite military forces
Here you will learn just what it takes to become a Royal Marine Commando. Training so tough that "...Rambo would last about ten minutes." Of particular interest are numerous comparisons of United States Marine Corps and the British Royal Marine Commando tactics and practices, and the Marines themselves: "...the young Royal Marine tends to be far more self-reliant and with far more to say for himself than his USMC equivalent."
Includes highlights the Commando's role in the Falklands war and Northern Ireland. Also follow the Commandos into Belize, Hong Kong, Brunei, Norway, and other areas around the world. The real heart of the book is the description of what the Royal Marines are actually doing in today's world. Special (and not very flattering) attention is given to Prince Edward's unsuccessful tour with the Royal Marines. Scores of striking photos in B/W and color. ORIGINAL HARDCOVER EDITIONS.