|Commander K. at the Royal Marines Museum, Portsmouth|
Visit the Royal Marines Museum in Portsmouth and you will be able to explore the rich historical heritage of this fabled military unit (www.royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk).
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Royal Marine Museum, Portsmouth
|Royal Marines fire the "shot heard round the world" in 1775|
|Royal Marine kit, HMS Victory|
|Napoleon Chair, Royal Marine Museum|
|Royal Marine Officer, Royal Marine Museum|
|Royal Marine Commando, WWII|
|HMS Victory, Royal Marines Museum, Portsmouth|
The most recent news about the Royals Marines was an unpleasant reminder about the eternal brutalities of war. A few, less than brilliant, Royal Marines who filmed themselves killing an unarmed Afghan prisoner are facing prosecution http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2473171/Royal-Marine-murdered-injured-Afghan-national-captured-shooting-chest.html?ico=home%5Eheadlines.
Today there are about 6,500 Royals Marines around the world who represent about 15 percent of the Royal Naval Service.
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Commander Kelly says, "Marines, Strike up the band!"
You can now find Commander Kelly's first book, America Invades, here www.americainvades.com or on Amazon www.amzn.com/1940598427