Badge of Glory

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McBooks Press, Incorporated, Apr 1, 2002 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Travel through Britain's military history with a proud seafaring family, the Blackwoods, and the service tradition in which they make their careers--the Royal Marines. Captain Philip Blackwood of the Royal Marines rejoins his ship, the H.M.S. Audacious, in the summer of 1850. Sent out to Africa to eliminate the last strongholds of slavery, then on to the Crimean War.

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Reeman, who also wrote under the name of Alexander Kent, here presents a tale of the soldiering part of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines. The characters in Badge of Glory are somewhat standard, with ... Read full review

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I've read Reeman WW11 books and his Bolitho series. This comes in the middle of the 19th Century, and is about the Royal Marines, so quite an interesting departure Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Douglas Edward Reeman, who also writes under the name Alexander Kent, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. As Alexander Kent, Reeman is the author of the best-selling Richard Bolitho Novels. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.

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