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Old November 11th, 2012, 09:58 AM   #1

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Military marches


I just thought I'd start a thread on military marches.

The official march of the Royal Navy is Heart of Oak:
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NXFCDgyanA]Royal Navy - Heart of Oak - YouTube[/ame]

The WW2 march of the Imperial Japanese Navy:
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4R5pajvYsLs]Conquest of Malaya and Singapore - Japanese Naval March - YouTube[/ame]

I would post Men of Harlech, but I'm not aware if it's actually the official march of the Royal Regiment of Wales.
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Old November 11th, 2012, 10:10 AM   #2

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I just thought I'd start a thread on military marches.




I would post Men of Harlech, but I'm not aware if it's actually the official march of the Royal Regiment of Wales.
The Royal regiment of Wales is now the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Welsh and Men of Harlech is their Quick March. It is the Slow March of the Welsh Guards.
(I can see this thread upsetting a couple of people)

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdCB3UGLfJU]British Pride - YouTube[/ame] (includes men of harlech)

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkSZOYR2j6I]German Military Marches Praesentier Marsch von Kaiser Wilhelm II - YouTube[/ame]
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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHKIMgtLLRk&bpctr=1352663798]Der kniggrtzer Marsch (Best Version) - YouTube[/ame]


This is a march
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Der kniggrtzer Marsch (Best Version) - YouTube


This is a march
Thanks, I was looking for thatone. There is a more "upbeat" version in one of the India Jones movies nd in the "World of War series"
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Thanks, I was looking for thatone. There is a more "upbeat" version in one of the India Jones movies nd in the "World of War series"

It is pretty catchy, probably the best march I've heard.

I also quite like Wings from the Royal Engineers too.



[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XUd8zp087o]UNITED KINGDOM MILITARY MARCH Wings - YouTube[/ame]
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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7wEUlpaYjY&feature=related]Barry Lyndon - British Grenadiers - YouTube[/ame]




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Old November 11th, 2012, 12:13 PM   #7

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Marches? Italian Armies are known for their historical marches.

BERSAGLIERI

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0kBETseDmQ]La corsa dei Bersaglieri - YouTube[/ame]
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Brazilian army
Second World War march

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9K8KuacdPE]cano do expedicionrio - YouTube[/ame]


Brazilian Imperial March

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9QGuoL160E]NATIONAL ANTHEM OF EMPIRE OF BRAZIL (1822 - 1889) - YouTube[/ame]
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Also the German "Panzerlied" [the "tank song"] is to remembered

Original version [in Hollywood movies they made a better one, honestly!]

[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEIm3pe5wbA"]Original Panzerlied - YouTube[/ame]

And Russians had their one, not that bad too ...

[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbj_cjuLIrI"]Russian Tank March - YouTube[/ame]
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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SISjSXsb1xU]Lilliburlero March - British Grenadiers - Barry Lyndon - YouTube[/ame]

Lillibullero is the official Regimental March of the [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Electrical_and_Mechanical_Engineers"]Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers[/ame] (abbrev. REME).
It's also the theme tune for the BBC World Service.
REME was established in 1942 and so the BBC's official wartime use of Lillibullero may well have played a part in its selection by REME, but it seems more likely that the BBC's reliance on REME for its wartime development and coverage led to the BBC adopting the march at around that time as a signature tune.

The tune is also over 300 years old.
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