Royal Marines In Combat | The First Casualty | #117

Royal Marines In Combat, The First Casualty features Ricky D. Phillips with an epic tale of heroic defence during The Falklands Islands war.

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Royal Marines In Combat | The First Casualty

April 2nd 1982 – the day that the Falklands War erupted. Just sixty Royal Marines stood in the way of an armada of thousands, 8,000 miles from home and with no support. The story that followed was one of a shameful defeat and ignominious surrender. A story which has lasted for 35 years. Now, with first-hand accounts from the Royal Marines themselves, from the Argentine marines who fought against them and from the people of Port Stanley who watched the battle rage on their doorsteps, a new history has emerged. It is the story of an epic and heroic defence on a scale with Rorke’s Drift.

Transcript snippet from the ‘Royal Marines In Combat | The First Casualty’ podcast

Chris and Ricky

C – Ricky, how are you brother?

R – Very, very good Chris, you?

C – Yes mate, I’m firing, firing. We got over our technical issues.

R – Technical issues supposedly over, and I see you’ve got your coffee there like I have mine. It didn’t work like this on the BBC, I promise you.

C – Thank God we’re not the BBC, that’s a whole different kettle of indoctrination. You’re looking well mate.

R – Thank you, I even had a shave for you this morning.

C  – I did too, I just didn’t have a razorblade! Ricky I’m absolutely honoured you’ve joined us today on the Bought The Tee Shirt podcast.


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