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9th Royal Tank Regiment

The 9th Royal Tank Regiment (9 RTR) was an armoured regiment of the British Army during the Second World War. [1]

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Aldershot

Aldershot is a town in the English county of Hampshire, located on heathland about southwest of London.

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Asterisk

An asterisk (*; Late asteriscus, from ἀστερίσκος, asteriskos, "little star") is a typographical symbol or glyph.

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Atlantic Wall

The Atlantic Wall (Atlantikwall) was an extensive system of coastal defence and fortifications built by Nazi Germany between 1942 and 1944 along the coast of continental Europe and Scandinavia as a defense against an anticipated Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe from Great Britain during World War II.

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Battle of Cambrai (1917)

The Battle of Cambrai (designated Battle of Cambrai, 1917 by the Battlefield Nomenclature Committee; also sometimes referred to as the First Battle of Cambrai) was a British offensive and German counter-offensive battle in the First World War.

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Battle of the Bulge

The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe.

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Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, (17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and the "Spartan General", was a senior officer of the British Army.

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Bovington Camp

Bovington Camp is a British Army military base in Dorset, England.

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British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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Caen

Caen (Norman: Kaem) is a commune in northwestern France.

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Canadian Army

The Canadian Army (French: Armée canadienne), formerly Land Force Command (LFC), is the army of Canada.

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Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire

Castlemartin (Castell Martin) is a village in (and giving its name to) the Hundred of Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire, West Wales.

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Charing

Charing is a mostly agricultural large village and civil parish in the Ashford District of Kent, in south-east England.; it includes the settlement of Charing Heath.

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Churchill tank

The Tank, Infantry, Mk IV (A22) was a British heavy infantry tank used in the Second World War, best known for its heavy armour, large longitudinal chassis with all-around tracks with multiple bogies, and its use as the basis of many specialist vehicles.

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Colleville, Seine-Maritime

Colleville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

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Croix de Guerre

The Croix de Guerre (English translation: Cross of War) is a military decoration of France.

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Daimler Dingo

The Daimler Scout Car, known in service as the "Dingo" (after the Australian wild dog), was a British light fast four-wheel drive reconnaissance vehicle also used in the liaison role during the Second World War.

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Dieppe Raid

The Dieppe Raid, also known as the Battle of Dieppe, Operation Rutter and, later, Operation Jubilee, was an Allied attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe during the Second World War.

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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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Eastbourne

Eastbourne is a large town, seaside resort, and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, east of Brighton.

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Falaise pocket

The Falaise Pocket or Battle of the Falaise Pocket (12–21 August 1944) was the decisive engagement of the Battle of Normandy in the Second World War.

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Grainville

Grainville is a commune in the Eure department in northern France.

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Klever Reichswald

The Klever Reichswald is an Imperial forest near Kleve in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany between the Rivers Rhine and Maas at the Dutch/German border.

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Lancing, West Sussex

Lancing is a village and civil parish in the Adur district of West Sussex, England, on the western edge of the Adur Valley.

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Le Havre

Le Havre is an urban French commune and city in the Seine-Maritime department in the Upper Normandy region of north-western France.

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Liège

Liège (Luik,; Lidje; Lüttich; Leodium) is a major city and a municipality in Belgium.

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Lieutenant colonel

Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies and most marine forces and some air forces of the world, typically ranking above a major and below a colonel.

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Machine Gun Corps

The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in World War I. The Heavy Branch of the MGC was the first to use tanks in combat, and the branch was subsequently turned into the Tank Corps, later called the Royal Tank Regiment.

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Major

Major is a military rank of commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces.

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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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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 Astonia

Operation Astonia was the codename for the Allied effort to capture the German-held Channel port of Le Havre, France, during World War II.

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Operation Epsom

Operation Epsom, also known as the First Battle of the Odon, was a Second World War British offensive that took place between 26 and 30 June 1944, during the Battle of Normandy.

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Operation Jupiter (1944)

Operation Jupiter was an offensive launched by VIII Corps of the British Second Army on 10 July 1944 during the Battle of Normandy of World War II.

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Otley

Otley is a market town and civil parish in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, West Yorkshire, England, by the River Wharfe.

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Regiment

A regiment is a title used by some military units.

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Rhine

--> The Rhine is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Austrian, Swiss- Liechtenstein border, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the Rhineland and eventually empties into the North Sea in the Netherlands.

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Roosendaal

Roosendaal is both a city and a municipality in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant.

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Royal Armoured Corps

The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle.

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Royal Tank Regiment

The Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) is the oldest tank unit in the world, being formed by the British Army in 1916 during the Great War.

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Scheldt

The Scheldt (Dutch: Schelde, French: Escaut) is a long river in northern France, western Belgium and the southwestern part of the Netherlands.

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The King's Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC)

The King's Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC), or KOCR, is an armoured unit of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve based at the Mewata Armoury in Calgary, Alberta.

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West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county within the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England with a population of 2.2 million.

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Willys MB

The Willys MB (commonly known as a Jeep, formally as the U.S. Army Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4) is a four-wheel drive utility vehicle that was manufactured during World War II.

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15th (Scottish) Infantry Division

The 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army that served with distinction in both World War I and World War II.

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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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502nd Heavy Panzer Battalion

The 502nd Heavy Panzer Battalion (Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 502) was a German World War II independent armoured battalion (German: Abteilung) equipped with heavy tanks.

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51st (Highland) Division

The 51st (Highland) Division was an infantry division of the British Army that fought on the Western Front in France during the Great War from 1915 to 1918.

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53rd (Welsh) Infantry Division

The 53rd (Welsh) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army that fought in both World wars.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9th_Royal_Tank_Regiment

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