BRITAIN’S SEA SOLDIERS A History of the Royal Marines & Their Predecessors & of Their Services in Action, Ashore & Afloat, & Upon Sundry Other Occasions of Moment


For 350 years the Royal Marines have been in the front line of British military history on land and sea. This handsome, lavishly illustrated history by Col. Cyril Field covers the marines’ first 250 years, up to the Great War, and includes such campaigns and actions as the siege of Gibraltar, the Glorious First of June, St Vincent, the Nile and Trafalgar as well as the ‘little Wars’ of the 19th century. Books to treasure and cherish.