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December 'Dits' since 1664


There are now 681 pins on the Royal Marines Geo History Map, 42 of which are for December including the 'First Action' of 1664.


Please find below a selection of posts from previous years blogs, you can find them all by searching here: December 'Dits'


1664: The Admirals Regiment

The Marines First Action - attack on the Dutch Smyrna fleet


December 1664

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The Battle of the Falklands


8th December 1914


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Battle of the River Plate

Royal Marines HMS Exeter B Turret - HMS Ajax X Turret


13th December 1939


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Sinking of HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales


10th December 1941

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Taking of Lagos - War on the Slave Trade


26th - 27th December 1851



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Winston Churchills Flying Instructor Killed


2nd December 1913


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Loss of T Company 40 CDO - HMS Fidelity


30th December 1942



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Limbang Raid - Hostage Rescue


12th December 1962


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41 Commando - Chosin Reservoir Korea November/ December 1950 - Task Force Drysdale


November/ December 1950


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63rd (Royal Naval) Division - Battle of Welsh Ridge


30th December 1917



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Search by category December here for more 'dits';


40 CDO Recce of Pelagosa

Operation Frankton - The Cockleshell Heroes

Cyprus Emergency - Operation Foxhunter

2013: Raid to Capture Taliban Commander

40 Cdo in Sabah 1964


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