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I Corps (United Kingdom)

I Corps ("First Corps") was an army corps in existence as an active formation in the British Army for most of the 80 years from its creation in the First World War until the end of the Cold War, longer than any other corps. [1]

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Aldershot Command

Aldershot Command was a Home Command of the British Army.

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Alfred Dudley Ward

General Sir Alfred Dudley Ward, GCB, KBE, DSO (27 January 1905 – 28 December 1991), was a British Army officer during the Second World War and later Governor of Gibraltar.

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Allied Rapid Reaction Corps

The Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, (ARRC) is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation High Readiness Force (Land) Headquarters ready for deployment worldwide within five to thirty days.

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Allies of World War II

The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that opposed the Axis powers together during the Second World War (1939–1945).

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Antwerp

Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium which is the capital of Antwerp province.

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Army Manoeuvres of 1913

The Army Manoeuvres of 1913 was a large exercise in the Midlands in September 1913.

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Arthur Holland (British Army officer)

Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Edward Aveling Holland, KCB, KCMG, DSO, MVO (13 April 1862 – 7 December 1927) was a British Army officer and Conservative and Unionist politician.

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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852), was a soldier and statesman, and one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain.

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Battle for Caen

The Battle for Caen from June–August 1944 was a battle of the Second World War between Allied forces of the mainly Anglo-Canadian Second Army and German forces of Panzergruppe West during the Battle of Normandy.

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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 Aubers Ridge

The Battle of Aubers Ridge was a British offensive on the Western Front on 9 May 1915 during World War I. The battle was part of the British contribution to the Second Battle of Artois, a Franco-British offensive intended to exploit the German diversion of troops to the Eastern Front.

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Battle of Dunkirk

The Battle of Dunkirk was an important battle that took place in Dunkirk, France, during the Second World War between the Allies and Germany.

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Battle of Festubert

The Battle of Festubert (15–25 May 1915) was an attack by the British army in the Artois region of France on the western front during World War I. The offensive formed part of a series of attacks by the French Tenth Army and the British First Army in the Second Battle of Artois.

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Battle of Hill 70

The Battle of Hill 70 was a localized battle of World War I between the Canadian Corps and five divisions of the German Sixth Army.

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Battle of Loos

The Battle of Loos was the largest British battle that took place in 1915 on the Western Front during World War I. It was the first time the British used poison gas and the first mass engagement of New Army units.

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Battle of Mons

The Battle of Mons was the first major action of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the First World War.

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Battle of Quatre Bras

The Battle of Quatre Bras, between Wellington's Anglo-allied army and the left wing of the Armée du Nord under Marshal Michel Ney, was fought near the strategic crossroads of Quatre Bras on 16 June 1815, two days before the Battle of Waterloo.

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Battle of the Ancre

The Battle of the Ancre was the final large British attack of the Battle of the Somme in 1916.

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Battle of the Lys (1918)

The Battle of the Lys also known as the Lys Offensive, the Fourth Battle of Ypres, the Third Battle of Flanders, Operation Georgette, Batalha de La Lys and 3ème Bataille des Flandres, was part of the 1918 German offensive in Flanders during World War I, also known as the Spring Offensive.

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Battle of the Scheldt

The Battle of the Scheldt was a series of military operations by the Canadian First Army - consisting of Canadian, British and Polish formations - to open up the port of Antwerp so that it could be used to supply the Allies in north-west Europe.

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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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Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Belgium

Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western 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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Bielefeld

Bielefeld is a city in the Ostwestfalen-Lippe Region in the north-east of North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany.

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Brian Kenny (British Army officer)

General Sir Brian Leslie Graham Kenny GCB CBE (born 18 June 1934) is a British Army General who was Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

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Brigadier general

Brigadier general is a senior rank in the armed forces.

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British Army

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

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British Army of the Rhine

There have been two formations named British Army of the Rhine (BAOR).

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British Expeditionary Force (World War I)

The British Expeditionary Force or BEF was the British Army sent to the Western Front during the First World War.

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British Expeditionary Force (World War II)

The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the British Army in Europe from 1939 to 1940 during the Second World War.

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Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)

The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), formerly the 3rd Regiment of Foot, was a line infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Caen

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

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Canada

Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.

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Canadian Corps

The Canadian Corps was a World War I corps formed from the Canadian Expeditionary Force in September 1915 after the arrival of the 2nd Canadian Division in France.

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Canadian Forces Europe

Canadian Forces Europe was the Canadian Forces military formation in Europe during the Cold War.

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Charles Guthrie, Baron Guthrie of Craigiebank

Field Marshal Charles Ronald Llewelyn Guthrie, Baron Guthrie of Craigiebank (born 17 November 1938) was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, between 1994 and 1997 and Chief of the Defence Staff between 1997 and 2001.

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Charles Phibbs Jones

General Sir Charles Phibbs Jones (1906–1988) was a British Army general who reached high office in the 1950s.

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Cheshire Regiment

The Cheshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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Colchester

Colchester is an historic town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in Essex, England.

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw Pact).

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Colonel (United Kingdom)

Colonel (Col) is a rank of the British Army and Royal Marines, ranking below brigadier, and above lieutenant colonel.

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Corps

A corps ("core"; the plural is spelled the same as singular but pronounced "cores"; from French, from the Latin corpus "body") is an organized body of people.

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Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig

Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, (19 June 1861 – 29 January 1928) was a British senior officer during the First World War.

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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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Earl Alexander of Tunis

Earl Alexander of Tunis is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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East Yorkshire Regiment

The East Yorkshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1685 as Sir William Clifton's Regiment of Foot.

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Edward Stanhope

Edward Stanhope (24 September 1840 – 21 December 1893) was a British Conservative Party politician.

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Eighth Army (United Kingdom)

The Eighth Army was a field army and one of the best-known formations of the British Army during the Second World War, fighting in the North African and Italian campaigns.

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Fifth Army (United Kingdom)

The Fifth Army was a field army of the British Army during World War I that formed part of the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front between 1916 and 1918.

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First Battle of the Aisne

The First Battle of the Aisne (1re Bataille de l'Aisne) was the Allied follow-up offensive against the right wing of the German First Army (led by Alexander von Kluck) and the Second Army (led by Karl von Bülow) as they retreated after the First Battle of the Marne earlier in September 1914.

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First Battle of the Marne

The Battle of the Marne (Première bataille de la Marne, also known as the Miracle of the Marne) was a First World War battle fought from It resulted in an Allied victory against the German Army (Chief of Staff Helmuth von Moltke the Younger).

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First Battle of Ypres

The First Battle of Ypres was a First World War battle fought around Ypres, in western Belgium during October and November 1914.

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First Canadian Army

The First Canadian Army was the senior Canadian operational formation that served in North-western Europe from July 1944 until May 1945 during the Second World War.

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Frederick E. Morgan

Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Edgworth Morgan (5 February 1894 – 19 March 1967) was a senior officer of the British Army who fought in both world wars.

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General officer commanding

General officer commanding (GOC) is the usual title given in the armies of Commonwealth (and some other, such as in Ireland) nations to a general officer who holds a command appointment.

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Gerard Bucknall

Lieutenant-General Gerard Corfield Bucknall CB, MC, DL (14 September 1894 – 7 December 1980) was a senior officer of the British Army and corps commander during World War II.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Gloucestershire Regiment

The Gloucestershire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Gwilym Ivor Thomas

General Sir (Gwilym) Ivor Thomas GCB KBE DSO MC and bar (1893–1972) was a British Army General during World War II.

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Haldane Reforms

The Haldane Reforms were a series of far-ranging reforms of the British Army made from 1906 to 1912, and named after the Secretary of State for War, Richard Burdon Haldane.

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Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis PC PC(Can) (10 December 1891 – 16 June 1969) was a British military commander and field marshal who served with distinction in both world wars and, afterwards, as Governor-General of Canada, the 17th since Canadian Confederation.

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Harold Pyman

General Sir Harold English ('Pete') Pyman GBE KCB DSO (1908–1971) was a British Army General who achieved high office in the 1960s.

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Headquarters

Headquarters (HQ) denotes the location where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are coordinated.

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Henry Horne, 1st Baron Horne

General Henry Sinclair Horne, 1st Baron Horne GCB, KCMG (19 February 1861 – 14 August 1929) was a military officer in the British Army, most notable for his generalship during World War I. He was the only British artillery officer to command an army in the war.

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Henry Willcox

Lieutenant General Sir Henry Beresford Dennitts Willcox KCIE CB DSO MC (30 April 1889 - 15 August 1968) was a British Army General during World War II.

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Hertfordshire Yeomanry

The Hertfordshire Yeomanry is a British Army unit specializing in artillery and yeomanry that can trace its formation to the late 18th century.

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Hubert Gough

General Sir Hubert de la Poer Gough, GCB, GCMG, KCVO (12 August 1870 – 18 March 1963), was a senior officer in the British Army in the First World War.

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Hugh Stockwell

General Sir Hugh Charles Stockwell, (16 June 1903 – 27 November 1986) was a British soldier, most remembered for commanding the Anglo-French ground forces during the Suez Crisis and his service as Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO from 1960 to 1964.

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Inns of Court Regiment

The Inns of Court Regiment (ICR) was a British Army regiment which existed under that name between May 1932 and May 1961.

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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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Jack Harman

General Sir Jack Wentworth Harman, (20 July 1920 – 28 December 2009) is a former Adjutant-General to the Forces.

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James Cassels (British Army officer)

Field Marshal Sir Archibald James Halkett Cassels (28 February 1907 – 13 December 1996) was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army.

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Jeremy Mackenzie

General Sir John Jeremy Mackenzie (born 11 February 1941) is a former British Army General who became Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

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JHQ Rheindahlen

JHQ (Joint Headquarters) Rheindahlen was a military base in Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany active from 1954 to 2013.

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John Byng, 1st Earl of Strafford

Field Marshal John Byng, 1st Earl of Strafford, GCB, GCH, PC (I) (1772 – 3 June 1860) was a British Army officer and politician.

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John Crocker

General Sir John Tredinnick Crocker GCB, KBE, DSO, MC (4 January 1896 – 9 March 1963) was a senior officer of the British Army who served in the First World War and as a corps commander during the Second World War.

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John Dill

Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill, GCB, CMG, DSO (25 December 1881 – 4 November 1944) was a senior British Army officer with service in both the First World War and the Second World War.

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John Gough (VC)

Brigadier General Sir John Edmond Gough VC, KCB, CMG (25 October 1871 – 22 February 1915), known as Johnnie Gough, was born in Muree, India and was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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John Mogg (British Army officer)

General Sir Herbert John Mogg, (17 February 1913 – 28 October 2001) was a senior British Army officer who also held the NATO position of Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR).

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John Sharp (British Army officer)

General Sir John (Aubrey Taylor) Sharp KCB MC (1917–1977) was a British Army General who achieved high office in the 1970s.

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John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort

Field Marshal John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort & Two Bars, (10 July 1886 – 31 March 1946) was a British and Anglo-Irish soldier.

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Kenneth Darling

General Sir Kenneth Thomas Darling (17 September 1909 – 31 October 1998) was a senior British Army officer who served as Commander in Chief of Allied Forces Northern Europe from 1967 to 1969.

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Laurence Carr

Lieutenant General Laurence Carr CB DSO OBE (14 April 1886 – 1954) was a British Army general during World War II.

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Lieutenant general

Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.

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Lieutenant-general (United Kingdom)

Lieutenant general (Lt Gen), formerly more commonly lieutenant-general, is a senior rank in the British Army and the Royal Marines, although the highest-ranking officer in the Royal Marines core structure at present is major general.

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London Heavy Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery

The London Heavy Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery was a unit of the British Territorial Force formed in 1908.

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Low Countries

The Low Countries (de Lage Landen., les Pays-Bas.) is a coastal region in western Europe, consisting especially of the Netherlands and Belgium, and the low-lying delta of the Rhine, Meuse, Scheldt, and Ems rivers where much of the land is at or below sea level.

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Manchester Regiment

The Manchester Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1958.

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Martin Farndale

General Sir Martin Baker Farndale KCB (6 January 1929 – 10 May 2000) was a British Army General who reached high office in the 1980s.

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Mervyn Butler

General Sir Mervyn Andrew Haldane Butler KCB CBE DSO MC (1 July 1913 – 3 January 1976) was a former Commander-in-Chief of Strategic Command of the British Army.

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Michael Barker (British Army officer)

Lieutenant-General Michael George Henry Barker CB, DSO (1884 – 1960) was a British Army general.

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Michael West (British Army officer)

General Sir Michael Montgomerie Alston-Roberts-West & Two Bars (27 October 1905 – 14 May 1978), better known as Sir Michael M.A.R. West, was a senior British Army officer who achieved high office in the 1960s.

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Nigel Bagnall

Field Marshal Sir Nigel Thomas Bagnall & Bar (10 February 1927 – 8 April 2002) was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army from 1985 to 1988.

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Normandy

Normandy (Normandie, pronounced, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is a geographical region of France corresponding to the former Duchy of Normandy.

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North Irish Horse

The North Irish Horse is a yeomanry unit of the British Territorial Army raised in the northern counties of Ireland in the aftermath of the Second Boer War.

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Operation Overlord

Operation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II.

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Peter Inge, Baron Inge

Field Marshal Peter Anthony Inge, Baron Inge (born 5 August 1935) was the Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, between 1992 and 1994.

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Peter Leng

General Sir Peter John Hall Leng, KCB, MBE, MC (9 May 1925 – 11 February 2009) was a British Army General & Master-General of the Ordnance (1981–1983) & Counter Terrorism Expert in Northern Ireland.

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Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders was a line infantry regiment of the British Army formed in 1793.

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Queen's Own West Kent Yeomanry

The Queen's Own West Kent Yeomanry can trace its origins to 1794 when local volunteer troops were raised to assist the civil powers.

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Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)

The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) was a line infantry regiment of the English and later the British Army from 1661 to 1959.

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Redvers Buller

General Sir Redvers Henry Buller (7 December 1839 – 2 June 1908) (pronounced "Reevers"), of Downes House, near Crediton in Devon, was a British Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Richard Elton Goodwin

Lieutenant General Sir Richard (Elton) Goodwin KCB CBE DSO (1908–1986) was a British Army General who reached high office in the 1960s.

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Richard Worsley

General Sir Richard Edward Worsley (29 May 1923 – 23 February 2013) was a British Army General who achieved high office in the 1980s.

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Roland Gibbs

Field Marshal Sir Roland Christopher Gibbs GCB, CBE, DSO, MC, KStJ, DL (22 June 1921 – 31 October 2004) was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, from 1976 to 1979, and Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire from 1989 to 1996.

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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 Army Medical Corps

The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is a specialist corps in the British Army which provides medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace.

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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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Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry

The Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry is a unit of the British Territorial Army.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Royal Highness

Royal Highness (abbreviation HRH) is a style used to address or refer to some members of royal families, usually princes other than monarchs and their female consorts (i.e., kings and queens).

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Royal Horse Artillery

The regiments of the Royal Horse Artillery (RHA), dating from 1793, are part of the Royal Regiment of Artillery (commonly termed Royal Artillery) of the British Army.

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Royal Lincolnshire Regiment

The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, raised on 20 June 1685 as the Earl of Bath's Regiment for its first Colonel, John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath.

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Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers was an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Royal Welch Fusiliers

The Royal Welch Fusiliers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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Scottish Horse

The Scottish Horse was a Yeomanry regiment of the British Territorial Army from 1902 to 1956 when it was amalgamated with The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry.

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Second Army (United Kingdom)

The British Second Army was a field army of the British Army active during both World War I and World War II.

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Secretary of State for War

The position of Secretary of State for War, commonly called War Secretary, was a British cabinet-level position, first held by Henry Dundas (appointed in 1794).

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Sidney Kirkman

General Sir Sidney Chevalier Kirkman GCB, KBE, MC (1895–1982) was a senior officer of the British Army from 1944 to 1950 and Director General of Civil Defence in the Civil Defence Department from 1954 to 1960.

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Sir Charles Monro, 1st Baronet

General Sir Charles Carmichael Monro, 1st Baronet, GCB, GCSI, GCMG, (15 June 1860 – 7 December 1929) was a British Army general officer during the First World War and Commander-in-Chief, India for the latter part of the conflict.

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South Nottinghamshire Hussars

The South Nottinghamshire Hussars were a unit of the British Army formed as volunteer cavalry in 1794.

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Southern Command (United Kingdom)

Southern Command was a Command of the British Army.

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St John Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton

William St John Fremantle Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton, KP PC (14 December 1856 – 13 February 1942), known as St.

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Suffolk Regiment

The Suffolk Regiment was an infantry regiment of the line in the British Army with a history dating back to 1685.

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Suffolk Yeomanry

The Duke of Yorks Own Loyal Suffolk Hussars was a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army from 1794 to 1961.

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Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) is the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's Allied Command Operations.

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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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United States Government Publishing Office

The United States Government Publishing Office (GPO) is an agency of the legislative branch of the United States federal government.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.

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Waterloo Campaign

The Waterloo Campaign (15 June – 8 July 1815) was fought between the French Army of the North and two Seventh Coalition armies, an Anglo-allied army and a Prussian army.

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Western Front (World War I)

Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by first invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining military control of important industrial regions in France.

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William Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood

Field Marshal William Riddell Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood (13 September 1865 – 17 May 1951) was a British Army officer.

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William II of the Netherlands

William II (Willem Frederik George Lodewijk, anglicized as William Frederick George Louis; 6 December 1792 – 17 March 1849) GCB was King of the Netherlands, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Duke of Limburg.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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XXX Corps (United Kingdom)

XXX Corps (30 Corps) was a corps of the British Army during the Second World War.

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104th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Fusiliers)

The 104th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Fusiliers) was an infantry regiment of the British Army from 1862 to 1881, when it was amalgamated into The Royal Munster Fusiliers.

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105th Regiment of Foot (Madras Light Infantry)

The 105th Regiment of Foot (Madras Light Infantry) was an infantry regiment of the British Army from 1862 to 1881, when it was amalgamated into The King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment).

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11th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 11th Armoured Brigade was an armoured brigade of the British Army raised during the Second World War.

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11th Armoured Division (United Kingdom)

The 11th Armoured Division, also known as The Black Bull, was an armoured division of the British Army which was created in March 1941 during the Second World War.

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12th Armoured Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 12th Armoured Infantry Brigade, formerly the 12th Mechanized Brigade, is a regular British Army brigade which has been in existence since 1899 and now forms part of 3rd Mechanised Division.

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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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15th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 15th Infantry Brigade, later 15 (North East) Brigade, was an infantry brigade of the British Army.

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16th (Irish) Division

The 16th (Irish) Division was a voluntary 'Service' division of Kitchener's New Army raised in Ireland from the 'National Volunteers', initially in September 1914, after the outbreak of the Great War.

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19th Light Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 19th Light Brigade was a Regular Army infantry brigade of the British Army.

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1st (United Kingdom) Division

The 1st (United Kingdom) Division, formerly the 1st Armoured Division, is a division of the British Army, currently the only British division to be stationed in Germany.

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1st Canadian Division

The 1st Canadian Division is an operational command and control formation of the Canadian Army, based at CFB Kingston.

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1st Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 1st Infantry Division was a regular army infantry division of the British Army with a very long history.

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20th Armoured Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The British Army's 20th Armoured Infantry Brigade (The Iron Fist) is an armoured infantry formation currently based in Sennelager, northern Germany, as part of the 3rd (United Kingdom) Division.

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21st Army Group

The 21st Army Group was a World War II British headquarters formation, in command of two field armies and other supporting units, consisting primarily of the British Second Army and the First Canadian Army.

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22nd Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 22nd Armoured Brigade, a British Army brigade, was formed as the 22nd Heavy Armoured Brigade on 3 September 1939 with three Yeomanry (Territorial Army) mechanised cavalry regiments – 2nd Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) and 4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).

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24th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 24th Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade formation of the British Army from the First World War, serving through the Second World War, until 1999 when it was merged with the 5th Airborne Brigade to form 16 Air Assault Brigade.

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2nd Armoured Division (United Kingdom)

The 2nd Armoured Division was a British Army formation during the Second World War; it was created on 15 December 1939 and disbanded on 10 May 1941, after much of the division was captured at Mechili in Libya by German and Italian forces.

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2nd Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 2nd Infantry Division was a Regular Army infantry division of the British Army, with a long history.

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31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot

The 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army formed in 1702 and amalgamated into The East Surrey Regiment in 1881.

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33rd Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 33rd Armoured Brigade (33rd Armd Bde) was an armoured brigade of the British Army that was active in North-western Europe in World War II from June 1944 until May 1945, in the 1970s, and in 1980-92.

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3rd Canadian Division

The 3rd Canadian Division is a formation of the Canadian Army.

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3rd Division (United Kingdom)

The 3rd (United Kingdom) Division, known at various times as the Iron Division, 3rd (Iron) Division, Monty's Iron Sides or as Iron Sides;Delaforce is a regular army division of the British Army.

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3rd Shock Army

The 3rd Shock Army (Третья ударная армия) was a field army of the Red Army formed during the Second World War.

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3rd The King's Own Hussars

The 3rd (The King's Own) Hussars was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1685.

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47th (1/2nd London) Division

The 47th (1/2nd London) Division was an infantry division of the British Army, raised in 1908 as part of the Territorial Force.

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47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot

The 47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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48th (South Midland) Division

The 48th (South Midland) Division was an infantry division of the British Army, part of the Territorial Force raised in 1908.

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49th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) (Hertfordshire) Regiment of Foot

The 49th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) (Hertfordshire) Regiment of Foot was a line infantry regiment of the British Army.

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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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49th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 49th Infantry Brigade, also known as 49 (East) Brigade, was a brigade of the British Army.

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4th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters North East

The 4th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters North East (The Black Rats), previously known as 4th Mechanized Brigade (The Black Rats) is a brigade formation of the British Army, currently based in Catterick, North Yorkshire as part of 1st (United Kingdom) Division.

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4th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 4th Infantry Division was a regular infantry division of the British Army with a very long history, seeing active service in the Peninsular War, the Crimean War, the First World War, and during the Second World War.

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4th Queen's Own Hussars

The 4th Queen's Own Hussars was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1685.

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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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55th (West Lancashire) Infantry Division

The 55th (West Lancashire) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army.

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55th (Westmorland) Regiment of Foot

The 55th Regiment of Foot was a British Army infantry regiment which existed from 1755 to 1881.

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58th (2/1st London) Division

The 58th (2/1st London) Division was an infantry division created in 1915 as part of the massive expansion of the British Army during World War I. It was a 2nd Line Territorial Force formation raised as a duplicate of the 56th (1/1st London) Division.

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59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division

The 59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division, also nicknamed the "Pithead Division" due to its divisional insignia, was an infantry division of the British Army during the Second World War, part of the Territorial Army, that saw active during World War II.

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6th Airborne Division (United Kingdom)

The 6th Airborne Division was an airborne infantry division of the British Army.

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6th Armoured Division (United Kingdom)

The 6th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army, created on 12 September 1940 during World War II.

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77th (East Middlesex) Regiment of Foot

The 77th (East Middlesex) Regiment of Foot (The Duke of Cambridge's Own) was a line regiment of the British Army from 1787 to 1881.

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7th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 7th Armoured Brigade was a formation of the British Army.

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7th Armoured Division (United Kingdom)

The 7th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army that saw distinguished service during World War II where its exploits made it famous as the Desert Rats.

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86th (Royal County Down) Regiment of Foot

The 86th (Royal County Down) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1793 and amalgamated into The Royal Irish Rifles following the Childers Reforms in 1881.

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87th (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot

The 87th (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1793 and amalgamated into the Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) in 1881.

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9th (East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot

The 9th Regiment of Foot was an infantry line regiment of the British Army from 1751 to 1881.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Corps_(United_Kingdom)

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