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45 Commando During Tanganyika Revolt January 1964


Royal Marines in Tanganyika. 25 January 1964,

Dar-es-Salaam.

Royal Marines of 45 Commando were disembarked from HMS Centaur at the request of the Tanganyikan government to deal with a revolt among army units.

At the main Army barracks in Dar-es-Salaam, a Commando disarms one of the mutineers

A wounded Tanganyikan is taken by stretcher from a helicopter on the deck of HMS CENTAUR.

Images courtesy of the IWM


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