MarineMarines compose a branch of a country's navy, often designated a corps rather than a service. Marines are naval infantry, specialising in fighting on ships and conducting amphibious assaults.
Note that some countries do not differentiate branches of their armed forces, as Israeli Defense Forces, Canadian Armed Forces.
- British Royal Marines - (established 1664)
- United States Marine Corps - (established November 10, 1775 in Philadelphia)
- Republic of Korea Marine Corps
- French Marines
- Russian Marines
- Dutch Royal Marines - (established December 10, 1665)
- Royal Thai Marine Corps
The Royal Netherlands Navy is called Koninklijke Marine in Dutch, not to be confused with the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps (also called Dutch Marine Corps, in Dutch Korps Mariniers), which is part of it.