Navy

The First Female Marine

It may come as a surprise to some, but the question of whether women should serve on the frontline is far from a new one.Julie Knox has been...

It may come as a surprise to some, but the question of whether women should serve on the frontline is far from a new one.

Julie Knox has been looking at the story of one daring woman who disguised herself as a man and fought in a war without being found out, 250 years before the Royal Navy permitted women to go to sea and to join the Royal Marines Band Service.

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