#60421 Pennant for Marine Corps (Morskaya Pehota) of Russia.
Russian version of the Marine Corps was founded on November 16 of 1704 by the order of Peter The 1 (Peter The Great). The czar demanded the creation of this unit for the purpose of having a mobile infantry units on ships ready to act on the first call. At first only 2 battalions were created that consisted of 5 platoons of 125 soldiers in each. The first Russian Fleet to receive this unit into it's command was the Baltic Fleet.Not Available Now
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