Beachhead Assault

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The Royal Naval Commandos had one of the most dangerous and the most important tasks of any in World War II - they were first on to the invasion beaches and they were the last to leave. Formed in 1941 as the Royal Naval Beach Parties, many lost their lives in the Dieppe raid. After Dieppe they became fully fledged fighting Commandos with their legendary Fairbairn Sykes commando knives, organised into units from A Commando through to the all Canadian W Commando. Under their officers who were designated as Beachmasters, the Royal Naval Commandos led the way in on the beaches as part of the Allied landings in Madagascar, Dieppe, North Africa, Pantelleria, Sicily, Salerno, the Volturno River, Anzio, Arakan, D Day, Elba, Walcheren and Commachio. Their work on the beaches was crucial to the success of the Allied invasions. After the War the Royal Naval Commandos were disbanded and forgotten. Their wartime role was given to the Royal Marines. But now through the personal accounts of many of the Royal Naval Commandos themselves this book tells their remarkable story.

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Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (0-500g)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£4.50
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Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (2kg-3kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£5.83
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (3kg-5kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£9.13
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (5kg-8kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£11.51
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (8kg-10kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£15.90
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (10kg-12kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£18.83
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Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (20kg+)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£33.47
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Next Day Guaranteed (500g-1kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£10.02
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