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45 Commando During Tanganyika Revolt January 1964

Royal Marines in Tanganyika. 25 January 1964,


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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