Royal Marines at War (DVD)
The Imperial War Museums official collection features rare and
fascinating original films preserved in the museums vaults.
Many have never been released on video before and are’ shown here, complete and uncut, for the very first time. These films are of great historical
importance and are essential viewing for anyone interested in british
During WW2, British Commandos from the Royal Marines
were seen’ as an elite special force unit. Supremely fit,’ experienced with
a wide range of weaponry, and highly trained and motivated, they took on
some of the most dangerous missions of the entire war. This collection contains
four wartime films focusing on the Royal Marines at war.
COMMANDO ’ Made for the Admiralty in 1945, this drama-documentary
covers Commando training in Wrexham, Anchnacarry and St. Ives. Fascinating archive footage shows wartime Commando units on amphibious assault exercises, perfecting cliff-top assaults and practising both armed
and unarmed combat techniques.
ROUGH WEATHER LANDING -’ A secret film recording of ’†‚¹’‚an experiment by No4 Commando demonstrating their ability to launch a surprise attack on a
seemingly impregnable coastline.
A Crown Film Unit production showing the dangers faced by long range Royal Marines patrols in the jungles of the Far East.
BY SEA AND LAND -’ Another Crown Film Unit production following the Royal
Marines on the extreme left flank of the British Lines on D-Day plus 19 as they consolidate their tenuous foothold on Occupied Europe.
Release Date: 15th October 2018
Run Time: 98 mins
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