25 Apr '12, 9am

Sailors ‘cheered all the way’ through London as MPs thank sailors for their deeds in Libya

Striding forcefully past the Palace of Westminster’s iconic Clock Tower – popularly known as Big Ben – Cdr Colin Williams leads a contingent of 49 sailors through the nation’s capital. The Naval personnel – drawn from nine warships, submarines, squadrons and auxiliaries – formed two fifths of a parade of Servicemen and women invited to march through London and into Parliament for a reception honouring their deeds off and over Libya last year. In all 16 Royal Navy units were involved in the crisis in North Africa – from the first days of the humanitarian evacuation at the beginning of 2011 to the fall of the last pro-government strongholds in the autumn. Personnel enforced a UN arms embargo to the Gaddafi regime, choreographed the complex air campaign, kept the sea lanes open by clearing mines and struck at the belly of the beast with strikes from Tomahawk cruise missiles, ...

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