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205 (3rd Durham Volunteer Artillery) Battery Royal Artillery

205 (3rd Durham Volunteer Artillery) is part of the 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery and is equipped with the M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System. [1]

42 relations: Allied invasion of Sicily, Army Reserve (United Kingdom), Artillery, Battle of Arras (1917), Battle of Gazala, Battle of Passchendaele, Battle of the Somme, BL 5.5-inch Medium Gun, Distinguished Service Order, Dunkirk evacuation, FH70, Gold Beach, Hartlepool, Invasion of Normandy, Italian Campaign (World War II), Jock column, L118 light gun, M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System, Mareth Line, Mediterranean and Middle East theatre of World War II, Mersa Matruh, Military Cross, Military Medal, Normandy landings, Operation Fustian, Operation Market Garden, Operation Perch, Royal Artillery, Seaham, Second Battle of El Alamein, Second Battle of Ypres, South Shields, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, Territorial Force, United Kingdom, Volunteer Force (Great Britain), 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery, 151st Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom), 1st Durham Volunteer Artillery, 49th (West Riding) Infantry Division, 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division.

Allied invasion of Sicily

The Allied invasion of Sicily, codenamed Operation Husky, was a major World War II campaign, in which the Allies took Sicily from the Axis Powers (Italy and Nazi Germany).

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve (previously known as the Territorial Force, Territorial Army (TA) and the Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve (TAVR) from 1920 to 2014) is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Artillery

Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.

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Battle of Arras (1917)

The Battle of Arras (also known as the Second Battle of Arras) was a British offensive during the First World War.

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Battle of Gazala

The Battle of Gazala (near modern town of Ayn al Ghazālah) was fought during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, around the port of Tobruk in Libya from 26 May to 21 June 1942.

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Battle of Passchendaele

The Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (Bataille de la Somme, Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire.

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BL 5.5-inch Medium Gun

The BL 5.5 inch Gun was a British artillery gun introduced during the middle of the Second World War to equip medium batteries.

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Distinguished Service Order

The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations and British Empire, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.

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Dunkirk evacuation

The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, France, between 27 May and 4 June 1940, during World War II.

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FH70

The FH70 (field howitzer for the 1970s) is a towed howitzer in use with several nations.

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Gold Beach

Gold, commonly known as Gold Beach, was the code name for one of the five areas of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during the Second World War.

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Hartlepool

Hartlepool is a town on the North Sea coast of North East England, north of Middlesbrough and south of Sunderland.

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Invasion of Normandy

The Invasion of Normandy was the invasion by and establishment of Western Allied forces in Normandy, during Operation Overlord in 1944 during World War II; the largest amphibious invasion to ever take place.

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Italian Campaign (World War II)

The Italian Campaign of World War II was the name of Allied operations in and around Italy, from 1943 to the end of the war in Europe.

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Jock column

During World War II, "Jock columns" were small combined arms groups of armoured cars, artillery, and motorised infantry, generally drawn from the 7th Armoured Division.

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L118 light gun

The L118 light gun is a 105 mm towed howitzer.

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M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System

The M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (M270 MLRS) is an armored, self-propelled, multiple rocket launcher; a type of rocket artillery.

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Mareth Line

The Mareth Line was a system of fortifications built by France in southern Tunisia, prior to World War II.

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Mediterranean and Middle East theatre of World War II

The Mediterranean and Middle East Theatre was a major theatre of operations during the Second World War.

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Mersa Matruh

Mersa Matruh (also spelled Marsa Matruh and Marsa Matrouh; مرسى مطروح) is a Mediterranean seaport and the capital of the Matrouh Governorate in Egypt.

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Military Cross

The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces; and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

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Military Medal

The Military Medal (MM) was (until 1993) a military decoration awarded to personnel of the British Army and other services, and formerly also to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, below commissioned rank, for bravery in battle on land.

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Normandy landings

The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

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Operation Fustian

Operation Fustian was a British airborne forces mission during the Allied invasion of Sicily in the Second World War.

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Operation Market Garden

Operation Market Garden (17–25 September 1944) was an unsuccessful Allied military operation, fought in the Netherlands and Germany in the Second World War.

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Operation Perch

Operation Perch was a British offensive of the Second World War which took place from during the Battle of Normandy.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA), is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Seaham

Seaham, formerly Seaham Harbour, is a small town in County Durham, situated south of Sunderland and east of Durham.

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Second Battle of El Alamein

The Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October – 11 November 1942) took place near the Egyptian railway halt of El Alamein.

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Second Battle of Ypres

During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres was fought from for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium after the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn.

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South Shields

South Shields is a coastal town at the mouth of the River Tyne, England, about downstream from Newcastle upon Tyne.

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South Tyneside

South Tyneside is a metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear in North East England.

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Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England.

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Territorial Force

The Territorial Force (TF) was the volunteer reserve component of the British Army in existence from 1908 until 1920, when, shortly after the end of the First World War, it was reformed and renamed the Territorial Army, which continues to the present day.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Volunteer Force (Great Britain)

The Volunteer Force was a citizen army of part-time rifle, artillery and engineer corps, created as a popular movement throughout the British Empire in 1859.

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101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery

101st (Northumbrian) Medium Regiment Royal Artillery is part of the Army Reserve and has sub units throughout Northumbria.

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151st Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 151st Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army that saw active service during World War II in Belgium and France in 1940, and later in North Africa, Tunisia and Sicily, and later in Normandy in mid-1944 and North-western Europe.

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1st Durham Volunteer Artillery

The 1st Durham Volunteer Artillery was a unit of Britain's Volunteer Force and Territorial Army from 1860 to 1956.

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49th (West Riding) Infantry Division

The 49th (West Riding) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army.

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50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division

The 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army that saw distinguished service in World War II.

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205 (3rd Durham Volunteer Artillery) Battery Royal Artillery (Volunteers), 2nd (Seaham) Durham Artillery Volunteer Corps, 3rd (South Shields) Durham Artillery Volunteer Corps, 3rd Durham Royal Garrison Artillery (Volunteers), 5th (Rainton) Durham Artillery Volunteer Corps.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/205_(3rd_Durham_Volunteer_Artillery)_Battery_Royal_Artillery

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