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The Army Training Centre (ATC) at Pirbright in Surrey, provides Phase 1 military training for elements of the British Army.
Ashford is a town in the county of Kent, England.
Bletchley Park, in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England, was the central site of the United Kingdom's Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS), which during the Second World War regularly penetrated the secret communications of the Axis Powersmost importantly the German Enigma and Lorenz ciphers.
Bloody Sunday (Domhnach na Fola) was a day of violence in Dublin on 21 November 1920, during the Irish War of Independence.
Brigadier is a military rank, the seniority of which depends on the country.
Bristol is a city, unitary authority and county in South West England with an estimated population of 442,500 in 2015.
The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.
The regular army of the British Army is listed according to an order of precedence for the purposes of parading.
The British Commanders'-in-Chief Mission to the Soviet Forces in Germany (BRIXMIS) was a military liaison mission which operated behind the Iron Curtain in East Germany during the Cold War.
Bulford is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, close to Salisbury Plain.
The Cairo Gang was a group of British intelligence agents who were sent to Dublin during the Irish War of Independence to conduct intelligence operations against prominent members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA).
A cap badge, also known as head badge or hat badge, is a badge worn on uniform headgear and distinguishes the wearer's nationality and/or organisation.
Catterick Garrison is a major garrison and town located 3 miles south of Richmond in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England.
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).
Colonel commandant is a military title used in the armed forces of some English-speaking countries.
In several Commonwealth armies, Colonel-in-Chief is a ceremonial position in each regiment.
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.
Coulby Newham is a large housing estate in the borough of Middlesbrough and the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England, with a resident population of 10,700, measured at 8,967 (Coulby Newham Ward) at the 2011 Census.
Counterintelligence (CI) refers to information gathered and activities conducted to protect against espionage, other intelligence activities, sabotage, or assassinations conducted for or on behalf of foreign powers, organizations or persons or international terrorist activities, but not including personnel, physical, document or communications security programs.
The genus Cupressus is one of several genera within the family Cupressaceae that have the common name cypress; for the others, see cypress.
Cypress is the name applied to many plants in the cypress family Cupressaceae, which is a conifer of northern temperate regions.
The Defence Intelligence and Security Centre (DISC) is the location of the headquarters of both the Defence College of Intelligence and the British Army Intelligence Corps.
The Directorate of Military Intelligence (DMI) was a department of the British War Office.
East Germany, formally the German Democratic Republic or GDR (Deutsche Demokratische Republik, or DDR), was a state in the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann) is the capital city of Scotland, located in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth.
The Force Research Unit or Field Reconnaissance Unit (FRU) was a covert military intelligence unit of the British Army that was active during the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Force Troops Command is a combat support and combat service support command of the British Army.
Gateshead is a large town in Tyne and Wear, England, and the main settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead.
General (or full general to distinguish it from the lower general officer ranks) is the highest rank currently achievable by professional officers of the British Army.
Field Marshal Sir Gerald Walter Robert Templer (11 September 1898–25 October 1979) was a senior officer of the British Army who fought in both World War I and World War II.
The green beret was the official headdress of the British Commandos of the Second World War.
Henry Purcell (c. 10 September 1659According to Holman and Thompson (Grove Music Online, see References) there is uncertainty regarding the year and day of birth. No record of baptism has been found. The year 1659 is based on Purcell's memorial tablet in Westminster Abbey and the frontispiece of his Sonnata's of III. Parts (London, 1683). The day 10 September is based on vague inscriptions in the manuscript GB-Cfm 88. It may also be relevant that he was appointed to his first salaried post on 10 September 1677, which would have been his eighteenth birthday. – 21 November 1695) was an English composer.
The Irish Republican Army (IRA) is any of several armed movements in Ireland in the 20th and 21st centuries dedicated to Irish republicanism, the belief that all of Ireland should be an independent republic.
The Irish War of Independence (Cogadh na Saoirse) or Anglo-Irish War was a guerrilla war fought from 1919 to 1921 between the Irish Republican Army (the army of the Irish Republic) and the British security forces in Ireland.
The Iron Curtain was the ideological conflict and physical boundary dividing Europe into two separate areas from the end of World War II in 1945 until the end of the Cold War in 1991.
The Israeli Intelligence Corps (חיל המודיעין, Heil HaModi'in, abbreviated to Haman) is an Israel Defense Forces corps which falls under the jurisdiction of IDF Directorate of Military Intelligence (Aman) and is responsible for collecting, disseminating, and publishing intelligence information for the General Staff and the political branch.
Keynsham is a town and civil parish between Bristol and Bath in Somerset, south-west England.
Kneller Hall is a mansion in Whitton, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames which is stone-corniced, casemented and constructed as to its ground floor central range and otherwise built of red bricks, all in the neo-Jacobethan style suitable to 19th and 20th century mansions of its scale.
Lance corporal is a military rank, used by many armed forces worldwide, and also by some police forces and other uniformed organizations.
Laurus nobilis is an aromatic evergreen tree or large shrub with green, glossy leaves, native to the Mediterranean region.
Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England.
Lisburn is a city in Northern Ireland, UK.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) was a reconnaissance and raiding unit of the British Army during the Second World War.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 514,417 in 2013.
Captain Sir George Mansfield Smith-Cumming, (1 April 1859 – 14 June 1923) was the first director of what would become the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), also known as MI6.
The Security Service, commonly known as MI5 (Military Intelligence, Section 5), is the United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency and is part of its intelligence machinery alongside the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS; also known as MI6) focused on foreign threats, Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and Defence Intelligence (DI).
Michael James Collins (date 16 October 1890 – 22 August 1922) was an Irish revolutionary leader, politician, Minister for Finance, Director of Information, and Teachta Dála (TD) for Cork South in the First Dáil of 1919, Adjutant General, Director of Intelligence, and Director of Organisation and Arms Procurement for the IRA, President of the Irish Republican Brotherhood from November 1920 until his death, and member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations.
Military intelligence is a military discipline that exploits a number of information collection and analysis approaches to provide guidance and direction to commanders in support of their decisions.
The Military Reaction Force, Military Reconnaissance Force or Mobile Reconnaissance Force (MRF)Taylor, Peter.
General Sir John Nicholas Reynolds Houghton (born 18 October 1954) is the Chief of the Defence Staff of the British Armed Forces.
A non-commissioned officer (NCO), sometimes spelled noncommissioned officer and sometimes referred to colloquially as a non-com, called a sub-officer, in some countries, is a military officer who has not been given a commission.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann.; or Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.
Nottingham is a city in Nottinghamshire, England, south of Sheffield and north of Leicester.
An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.
The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or for meritorious service.
The Order of Merit (Ordre du Mérite) is a dynastic order recognising distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.
The Most Noble Order of the Garter, founded in 1348, is the highest order of chivalry and the third most prestigious honour (after the Victoria Cross and George Cross) in England and of the United Kingdom, and is dedicated to the image and arms of St. George as England's patron saint.
The Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle is an order of chivalry associated with Scotland.
Portsmouth is the second largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark on 10 June 1921) is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II.
Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.
The Queen's Service Order, established by Queen Elizabeth II on 13 March 1975, is awarded by Her Majesty's Government of New Zealand "for valuable voluntary service to the community or meritorious and faithful services to the Crown or similar services within the public sector, whether in elected or appointed office".
Royal Air Force Chicksands or more simply RAF Chicksands is a former Royal Air Force station located south east of Bedford, Bedfordshire and north east of Luton, Bedfordshire.
RAF Ringway was a Royal Air Force station in Ringway, Cheshire, England, near Manchester.
Trenchard Lines is a major British Army headquarters.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC) is a specialist corps in the British Army that provides oral hygiene services to British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace.
The Royal Army Physical Training Corps (RAPTC) is the British Army corps responsible for physical fitness and physical education and is headquartered in Aldershot.
The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.
The Royal Military School of Music (RMSM) in Twickenham, west London, trains musicians for the British Army's twenty-two bands.
The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6 (Military Intelligence, Section 6), is the British intelligence agency which supplies the British Government with foreign intelligence.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England, and is situated south-west of London and north-west of Portsmouth.
The Special Air Service (SAS) is a unit of the British Army founded in 1941 as a regiment, and later reconstituted as a corps in 1950.
The Special Operations Executive (SOE) was a British World War II organisation.
The Special Reconnaissance Unit was a covert British Army unit involved in plain-clothes operations in Northern Ireland.
Stourbridge is a large town in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, in the West Midlands of England.
Thatcham is a town in the historic county of Berkshire, England centred 3 miles (5 km) east of Newbury, 14 miles (24 km) west of Reading and 54 miles (87 km) west of London.
The Squad, originally nicknamed the Twelve Apostles, was an Irish Republican Army (IRA) unit founded by Michael Collins to counter British intelligence efforts during the Irish War of Independence, mainly by means of assassination.
The Troubles (Na Trioblóidí) is the common name for the ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland that spilled over at various times into parts of the Republic of Ireland, England and mainland Europe.
The Tudor rose (sometimes called the Union rose) is the traditional floral heraldic emblem of England and takes its name and origins from the Tudor dynasty.
Major-General Sir Vernon George Waldegrave Kell, KBE, CB (21 November 1873 – 27 March 1942) was the founder and first Director General (DG) of the British Security Service, otherwise known as MI5.
14 Field Security and Intelligence Company (also known as "The Det", but more often as "Int & Squint") was a part of the British Army Intelligence Corps which operated in Northern Ireland from the 1970s onwards.
1st Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Brigade (1 ISR Bde) of the British Army was created as part of the Army 2020 reforms.