Military cutbacks as Royal Marines to lose 200 heroes, First Sea Lord announces - https://newsexplored.co.uk/military-cutbacks-as-royal-marines-to-lose-200-heroes-first-sea-lord-announces/

Military cutbacks as Royal Marines to lose 200 heroes, First Sea Lord announces - https://newsexplored.co.uk/military-cutbacks-as-royal-marines-to-lose-200-heroes-first-sea-lord-announces/

James Gray MP, the First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sir George Michael Zambellas, and Major General Edward Smyth-Osbourne CBE

James Gray MP, the First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sir George Michael Zambellas, and Major General Edward Smyth-Osbourne CBE

80-G-87340: Left to right:  Admiral Sir Andrew B. Cunningham, RN; General Dwight D. Eisenhower, USA; Admiral H.K. Hewitt, USN, and General W.B. Smith, USA, at ceremonies for Admiral Sir Cunningham who relinquished his duties as CINC Med to assume role of First Sea Lord of the Admiralty.  Photograph released October 16, 1943.   U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.  (2017/04/04).

80-G-87340: Left to right: Admiral Sir Andrew B. Cunningham, RN; General Dwight D. Eisenhower, USA; Admiral H.K. Hewitt, USN, and General W.B. Smith, USA, at ceremonies for Admiral Sir Cunningham who relinquished his duties as CINC Med to assume role of First Sea Lord of the Admiralty. Photograph released October 16, 1943. U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2017/04/04).

NATURAL SOUND: (Fechteler speaking) 'I'm here in London, for the purpose of returning the call which I received in Washington about two months ago from the first Sea Lord which is giving me a great deal of pleasure to return that call with my very good friend Admiral Lord Frazer.' BCU.'The British and American Navies have always worked together in the common interest in the past. Whatever doubts you may have as to the future, I can assure you that we will work together in the future.'

NATURAL SOUND: (Fechteler speaking) 'I'm here in London, for the purpose of returning the call which I received in Washington about two months ago from the first Sea Lord which is giving me a great deal of pleasure to return that call with my very good friend Admiral Lord Frazer.' BCU.'The British and American Navies have always worked together in the common interest in the past. Whatever doubts you may have as to the future, I can assure you that we will work together in the future.'

His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh and the First Sea Lord Admiral Zambellas

His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh and the First Sea Lord Admiral Zambellas

First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff Sir Mark Stanhope, left, and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert discuss the capabilities of the Royal Navy Astute-class submarine HMS Astute (SSN 20) from the boat's command center during the joint exercise Fellowship 2012 between Astute and the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN-779).

First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff Sir Mark Stanhope, left, and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert discuss the capabilities of the Royal Navy Astute-class submarine HMS Astute (SSN 20) from the boat's command center during the joint exercise Fellowship 2012 between Astute and the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN-779).

Lord Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900 - 1979) pictured in naval uniform (he later became First Sea Lord) in The Sketch at the time of his marriage to Lady Edwina Ashley in 1922.

Lord Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900 - 1979) pictured in naval uniform (he later became First Sea Lord) in The Sketch at the time of his marriage to Lady Edwina Ashley in 1922.

Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse (マレー沖海戦)Both ships were sent to Singapore in December 1941, to serve as a deterrent to Japanese aggression. First Sea Lord Sir Dudley Pound felt that Singapore could not be adequately defended, unless the Royal Navy sent the majority of its capital ships there to achieve parity with the estimated nine Japanese battleships.

Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse (マレー沖海戦)Both ships were sent to Singapore in December 1941, to serve as a deterrent to Japanese aggression. First Sea Lord Sir Dudley Pound felt that Singapore could not be adequately defended, unless the Royal Navy sent the majority of its capital ships there to achieve parity with the estimated nine Japanese battleships.

HMS Glorious was the second of the Courageous-class battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World War. Designed to support the Baltic Project championed by the First Sea Lord, Lord Fisher, they were very lightly armoured and armed with only a few heavy guns. Glorious was completed in late 1916 and spent the war patrolling the North Sea. She participated in the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight in November 1917 and was present when the German High Seas Fleet surrendered a…

HMS Glorious was the second of the Courageous-class battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World War. Designed to support the Baltic Project championed by the First Sea Lord, Lord Fisher, they were very lightly armoured and armed with only a few heavy guns. Glorious was completed in late 1916 and spent the war patrolling the North Sea. She participated in the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight in November 1917 and was present when the German High Seas Fleet surrendered a…

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