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Talks // Coming up // Commando: The Inside Story of Britain’s Royal Marines With Monty Halls
24 June

Commando: The Inside Story of Britain’s Royal Marines With Monty Halls

Join author, broadcaster and former Royal Marine Monty Halls as he gives us a behind the scenes glimpse into the world of the modern Royal Marine Commandos. 

This is a story of extraordinary individuals living through a period of historic global unrest: from high-profile drug busts at sea, to iconic raids in the Falklands; from life-affirming recovery from injury to ultra-events raising vast sums to support their brethren. 

With full and exclusive access to every level of the organisation, Monty Halls provides an enthralling behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the ‘Corps Family’, from the highest echelons right through to fresh-faced recruits and Royal Marine veterans. 

Monty Halls is a former Royal Marines Officer who served for over a decade. His subsequent career as an expedition leader, broadcaster and travel writer saw his travels continue around the world. His ties to the Royal Marines remain as strong as ever, and he is a passionate supporter of the RM Charity in their efforts to raise funds for the veteran community.  

'A barnstorming account of heroism and fortitude from individuals who epitomise the Commando ethos. It's a splendid read.' - Sir Ranulph Fiennes

'Monty brings us a glimpse of what the green beret really means and the bonds it creates.' - Dan Snow 

‘A truly incredible collection of stories of true heroism.' - Bear Grylls

Books by Monty Halls will be avaliable to buy at the event.

Check out other Armed Forces Day Activites:

As part of Armed Forces Day The Falmouth Book Festival are running a series of book talks - be sure not to miss out the other events!

Commando: The Inside Story of Britain’s Royal Marines With Monty Halls

Saturday 24th June, 8pm

Tickets £8 & £6 +£1 Poly Fund 



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