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Derek Oakley

Captain Derek Oakley served in the Royal Marines for over 42 years, the last eighteen as Editor of the regimental journal The Globe and Laurel. He saw active service in Malaya, the Middle East, at Port Said, in Northern Ireland, Brunei and Borneo. He has many publications to his name, including a book on Commando Uniforms and numerous military articles. His coverage of the Falklands campaign won awards from the United States Marine Corps' Historical Society and the Royal Marines' Historical...See more