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“ tanganyika rifles mutiny 1964 ”
had taken place. We were there for a number of weeks and apart from organising the occasional banyan, on one of the small islands close by, there
was not a lot we could do apart from wait for the return of the RMs.
If I remember rightly the only ammunition the marines had was what they were carrying as the marine support on board forgot to land the backup
supply of ammunition!!! Luckily, the mutineers lay down their weapons when they sighted the landing of the Royal Marines.