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3 commando brigade in the Falklands

Julian Thompson

3 commando brigade in the Falklands

no picnic

by Julian Thompson

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Published by Pen & Sword Military in Barnsley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Marines. -- Commando, 3. -- History.,
  • Falkland Islands War, 1982 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.,
  • Falkland Islands War, 1982 -- Personal narratives, British.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThree commando brigade in the Falklands
    StatementJulian Thompson.
    GenrePersonal narratives, British.
    ContributionsThompson, Julian, 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF3031.5 .T465 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 200 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22754316M
    ISBN 101844155552
    ISBN 109781844155552
    OCLC/WorldCa81453474

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In 3 Commando Brigade in the Falklands: No Picnic Thompson delivers a lucid and detailed account of the step-by-step troop movements and logistical support that ultimately resulted in British troops marching victoriously into the island's capital, Port Stanley, something that was almost universally considered an impossibility by those in the 4/4(23).

Published in'No Picnic' is a personal account by the Commander of 3 Commando Brigade during the Falklands War of As such, this account gives an excellent operational perspective on the land warfare element of the campaign and, whilst a little dry in places, makes an interesting read/5.

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He commanded 40 Commando Royal Marines and then, during the Falklands War, 3 Commando Brigade which made the initial Landings and saw much of the action in the battles that followed.

Since retiring as a Major General he has pursued literary and academic interests. He is a Visiting Professor at the Department of War Studies, King's College, London/5(65).

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He commanded 40 Commando Royal Marines and then, during the Falklands War, 3 Commando Brigade which made the initial Landings and saw much of the action in the battles that followed. Since retiring as a Major General he has pursued literary and academic interests.

He is a Visiting Professor at the Department of War Studies, Kings College, London. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Three commando brigade in the Falklands.

'The 3 Commando Brigade's six month deployment in Helmand Province was among the finest pieces of soldiering I have come across' General Sir Richard Dannett, Chief of General Staff In Octoberthe Royal Marine Commandos took up their six month tour of duty in war-torn Helmand Province, southern Afghanistan - the toughest and hottest war zone on earth.

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starting at $ 3 Commando Brigade in the Falklands: No Picnic has 2 available editions to buy at .3 Commando Brigade's job was to establish a bridgehead before the Army's 5th Infantry Brigade (5th Inf Bde) arrived to help complete the recapture of the Falklands.

Its teeth were three Royal Marine Commandos each with three rifle companies of men each, one HQ and one support company, all backed up by a number of other Marine and commando-trained Army units.