Alex Clarke interviews Major General (ret) Nick Vaux, Royal Marines who, in 1982, was a Colonel and the Commanding Officer of 42 Commando. He is the author of two books:
Take That Hill
March to the South Atlantic
DOWNLOAD: Falklands Series 3 with Gen Vaux and 42 Commando
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(Re-Run) Alex Clarke interviews Ian Gardiner about the Falklands War and 45 Commando Royal Marines. This is part of the ongoing Sea Control East-Atlantic series on the Falklands War.
Falklands Series 1: 45 Commando
Two Events Bookend CIMSEC’s UK Chapter Meet-Up:
Courtesy of the Royal Marines the UK Chapter of CIMSEC is hosting an informal meet-up at Stonehouse Barracks in Plymouth on Saturday 8th November. Come and join us to meet some very interesting people, have a tour of the barracks and discuss all things maritime.
The Sergeant’s Mess, where the meeting will be held, has very kindly offered to provide a buffet for the evening for the price of £5 per person. The event is due to start at around 6pm and finish around 10.30 pm.
We have also been invited to accompany the Royal Marines for the Remembrance Day Service on the Hoe on Sunday 9th November. This is scheduled to commence at 10.30 am, but due to limited parking it is advised to arrive early. If you are able to join us it would be great to see you and it promises to be a most memorable occasion.
Day 1: Saturday 8th November (6pm – 10pm)
Informal meet-up at the Stonehouse Royal Marine Barracks (PL1 3QS). (Buffet £5 per person.)
Day 2: Sunday 9th November (10am – onwards)
Attend the Remembrance Day Service at Plymouth Hoe with the Royal Marines. (PL1 2LR)
Dress code: Smart casual would be preferred for both occasions.
Due to space and base security restrictions at Stonehouse RSVP’s are required, so if you would like to come please contact me on email@example.com preferably no later than November 2nd.
If you have any questions about the event or would like to suggest a future venue please send me an email on the above address.
The Falklands Series continues with Alex Clarke’s panel with of the Phoenix Think Tank continues the Falklands series with a small panel on the British Army’s involvement in the war. He is joined by:
1. Retired Lieutenant-General Sir Hew William Royston Pike KCB DSO MBE, who was Commanding Officer of 3PARA during the Falklands War. Author of “From the Front Lines.”
2.Maj. Philip Neame, whose exploits are mentioned in “Above All Courage” by Max Arthur.
DOWNLOAD: Falklands Series 2 – Parachute Regiment
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