commandos

  1. Pteranadon

    Commando

    Review by @Pteranadon This is a reprint of Durnford Slater’s 1953 memoir Commando: Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in World War Two. It includes a new foreword by Neil Barber. In June 1940 Captain John Durnford Slater RA was adjutant of a training regiment. His CO wrote such a supportive...
  2. J

    Gurkha Paras/Commandos?

    Can the Gurkhas do the AACC or P Coy and earn the green/maroon beret. I have seen pictures of Gurkhas wearing these berets with the Royal Gurkha Regiment cap badge but cannot find any information on it. Thanks
  3. C

    Paras or marines

    Should I join the paras or marines as an officer. I'm exactly 50/50 split between the two and can't decide between airbourne or amphibious. I love a good challenge, and I definitely want to be the best of the best. The ultimate end goal is SAS selection, so maybe one would help better than the...
  4. chuggafugga

    Would Royal Marines eat human flesh as a matter of survival...

    Obviously one for the hole, but in a survival situation, comrades are dead and rations are gone, would commandos eat their comrades if absolutely no other options available as a matter of survival, like in the film Alive
  5. P

    Commando gunners

    I was discharged from RM training not too long ago, currently undergoing a medical appeal to join the army and if this is successful hope to join 29 commando in Plymouth. The RA seems like a good option to me as it seems like there are many specialist/elite regiments you can go on to and looks...
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