Category - british military history

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Sports During World War II

Even in the course of the darkest days of the conflict, the morale-lifting enterprise of sport went on in america, Britian, Germany, and elsewhere. by Flint...

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General Percy Hobart: Britain’s Genius Tanker

Percy Hobart went from pressured retirement to being acclaimed as a hero. By Jon Diamond A military that shall be poised for victory requires élan, army mind...

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The Fairey Swordfish Torpedo Bomber

Already outdated at first of World Conflict II, the Fairey Swordfish however contributed significantly to the British struggle effort. By Phil Zimmer Radar...

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Cockleshell Heroes: Courageous Commandos in Canoes

Britain’s Cockleshell heroes executed probably the most daring raids of World Struggle II. By Michael D. Hull Early in World Warfare II, the British Conflict...

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Scottish Highlanders at Waterloo

The fabled Scottish Highlanders, together with the 42nd, 79th and 92nd Regiments, marched into battle at Quatre Bras and Waterloo behind beating drums and...

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The Victoria Cross on D-Day

Sergeant Main Stan Hollis was the one British soldier to win the Victoria Cross on D-Day. By Michael D. Hull A chill breeze minimize via the early morning...

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The Thai Resistance in World War II

Allied intelligence efforts in Thailand influenced the course of World Conflict II within the China-Burma-India Theater. by John W. Osborn, Jr. Thailand was...

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Cunning Ambush at Sannah’s Post

Boer Commandant-Basic Christiaan de Moist laid a intelligent lure for an unsuspecting British garrison within the Orange Free State. By William Welsh In the...