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Adjutant is a military rank or appointment.
Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke & Bar (23 July 188317 June 1963) was a senior officer of the British Army.
General Sir Alan Gordon Cunningham (1 May 1887 – 30 January 1983) was a senior officer of the British Army noted for his victories over Italian forces in the East African Campaign during the Second World War.
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).
Lieutenant-General Sir Arthur Edward Grasett KBE CB DSO MC (1888–1971) was a Canadian born and educated soldier who served with the British Army in Canada, England, India and China.
Auster Aircraft Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer from 1938 to 1961.
A battalion is a military unit.
The Battle of Dunkirk was an important battle that took place in Dunkirk, France, during the Second World War between the Allies and Germany.
The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War, beginning on 10 May 1940, defeating primarily French forces.
The Battle of Kasserine Pass took place during the Tunisia Campaign of World War II in February 1943.
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.
Béjaïa (ولاية بجاية) (Kabyle: Vgaiet) is a province of Algeria.
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.
The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.
The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the British Army in Europe from 1939 to 1940 during the Second World War.
General Sir Cameron Gordon Graham Nicholson, (30 June 1898 – 7 July 1979) was a British Army officer who served as Adjutant-General to the Forces.
Charterhouse, originally The Hospital of King James and Thomas Sutton in Charterhouse is a collegiate independent boarding school (also referred to as a public school) situated at Godalming in the English county of Surrey.
Chennai (also known as Madras) is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Field Marshal Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck (21 June 1884 – 23 March 1981), nicknamed "The Auk", was a British army commander during the Second World War.
The Coldstream Guards (COLDM GDS) is a part of the Guards Division, Foot Guards regiments of the British Army.
The Pakistan Army Command and Staff College is a prestigious Pakistani military educational institution where officers receive staff training and education.
The Croix de Guerre (English translation: Cross of War) is a military decoration of France.
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (pronounced,; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961, and the last U.S. President to have been born in the 19th century.
East Africa Command was a Command of the British Army.
Eastern Command was a Command of the British Army.
Lieutenant-General Sir Edmund Charles Acton Schreiber, KCB, DSO (30 April 1890 – 8 October 1978) was a British Army officer who served in both the First and Second World Wars.
Lieutenant-General Edmund Archibald Osborne CB DSO (1885–1969) was a British Army officer who commanded II Corps during World War II.
General Sir Edwin Logie Morris KCB OBE MC (1889–1970) was a British Army General during World War II.
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.
Kef Ouest --> El Kef (الكاف), also known as Le Kef, is a city in north western Tunisia and the capital of the Kef Governorate.
Ernest Nason Harmon (February 26, 1894 – November 13, 1979) was a United States Army general.
Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel (15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944), popularly known as the Desert Fox (Wüstenfuchs), was a German field marshal of World War II.
The First Army was a formation of the British Army that existed during the First and Second World Wars.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.
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.
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.
George Smith Patton, Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a United States Army general, who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of World War II, but is best known for his leadership of the Third United States Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy.
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean.
General Sir Gordon Holmes Alexander MacMillan of MacMillan and Knap & two Bars (7 January 1897 – 21 January 1986) was a professional soldier who rose to become a general in the British Army.
The Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Gibraltar is the representative of the British monarch in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar.
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.
General Sir Harold Edmund Franklyn KCB DSO MC (28 November 1885 – 31 March 1963) was a British Army officer who commanded 5th Infantry Division.
II Corps was an army corps of the British Army formed in both the First World War and the Second World War.
The II Corps was a corps of the United States Army and the first US formation of any size to see combat in Europe or Africa during World War II.
India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.
Lieutenant-General Sir James Andrew Harcourt Gammell KCB DSO MC (1892–1975) was a British Army general during World War II.
General Sir James Stuart Steele GCB KBE DSO MC LLD (26 October 1894 – 24 July 1975) was Adjutant-General to the Forces.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa abbreviated as KPK (خیبر پښتونخوا.), formerly known as '''North-West Frontier Province''' abbreviated as NWFP, in Urdu Sarhad (means Frontier), is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, located in the northwestern region of the country.
Lieutenant General Laurence Carr CB DSO OBE (14 April 1886 – 1954) was a British Army general during World War II.
The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802.
The Legion of Merit (LOM) is a military award of the United States Armed Forces that is given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements.
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.
Lincolnshire (or; abbreviated Lincs) is a historical county in the east of England.
Lloyd Ralston Fredendall (December 28, 1883 – October 4, 1963) was an American general during World War II.
Major general (Maj Gen), formerly more commonly major-general, is a 2 star rank in the British Army and Royal Marines.
The Malayan Emergency (Darurat) was a Malayan guerrilla war fought between Commonwealth armed forces and the Malayan National Liberation Army (MNLA), the military arm of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP), from 1948–60.
A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which is described his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy.
The Middle East Command, later Middle East Land Forces, was a British Army Command established prior to the Second World War in Egypt.
General Sir Miles Christopher Dempsey, GBE, KCB, DSO, MC (15 December 1896 – 5 June 1969) was a senior officer of the British Army who served in both the First World War and Second World War.
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.
Nickforce was an improvised formation of the British First Army in the Tunisia Campaign during World War II.
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.
An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.
Lieutenant-General Sir Oliver William Hargreaves Leese, 3rd Baronet (27 October 189422 January 1978) was a British general during the Second World War.
Unternehmen Ochsenkopf (Operation Ox Head) was an Axis offensive operation in Tunisia from 1943, during the Tunisia Campaign of World War II.
Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African Campaign of the Second World War which started on 8 November 1942.
The Order of Glory (Nichan Iftikhar or Atiq Nishan-i-Iftikhar) was a Tunisian honorary order founded in 1835 by Al-Mustafa ibn Mahmud the Bey of Tunisia.
The Order of Ouissam Alaouite or the Sharifian Order of Al-Alaoui is a military decoration of Morocco which is bestowed by the King of Morocco upon those civilians and military officers who have displayed heroism in combat or have contributed meritorious service to the Moroccan state.
The Order of St John, formally the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem (l'ordre très vénérable de l'Hôpital de Saint-Jean de Jérusalem) and also known as St John International, is a royal order of chivalry first constituted as such by royal charter from Queen Victoria in 1888.
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.
The Order of the Star of Ethiopia was established as an order of knighthood of the Ethiopian Empire, founded by the Negus of Shoa and later emperor of Ethiopia Menelik II in 1884-1885.
Palestine (فلسطين.,,; Παλαιστίνη, Palaistinē; Palaestina; Hebrew: פלשתינה Palestina) is a geographic region in Western Asia between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River.
Major General Sir Percy Cleghorn Stanley Hobart (14 June 1885 – 19 February 1957), also known as "Hobo", was a British military engineer noted for his command of the 79th Armoured Division during World War II.
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli.
Quetta (کوئٹہ, کوټه, کویته) is the provincial capital of Balochistan, Pakistan and 9th largest city of Pakistan.
Captain Ralph Dominic Gamble MC was born in Simla, India in 1897.
Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Ralph Eastwood KCB DSO MC (10 May 1890 – 15 February 1959) was a British Army General during the Second World War.
A regiment is a title used by some military units.
Sir Reginald Arthur Gamble was born in 1862.
The Royal Military College (RMC), founded in 1801 and established in 1802 at Great Marlow and High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, but moved in October 1812 to Sandhurst, Berkshire, was a British Army military academy for training infantry and cavalry officers of the British and Indian Armies.
The Run for Tunis was part of the Tunisia Campaign which took place during November and December 1942 during the Second World War.
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.
The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross–shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) was an historic line infantry regiment of the British Army, mainly associated with large areas of the northern Highlands of Scotland.
The British Second Army was a field army of the British Army active during both World War I and World War II.
Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, was a staff college for the British Army and the Presidency armies of British India (later merged to form the Indian Army).
Stafford LeRoy Irwin (March 23, 1893 – November 23, 1955) was a lieutenant general of the United States Army.
The Times is a British daily national newspaper based in London.
The Tunisia Campaign (also known as the Battle of Tunisia) was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African Campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.
V Corps was an army corps of the British Army in both the First and Second World War.
VIII Corps was a British Army corps formation that existed during the First and Second World Wars.
Major-General William Alfred Dimoline CB CMG CBE DSO MC (1897 – 1965) was an officer in the British Army during World War I and World War II.
Lieutenant General William Henry Ewart Gott & Bar, MC (13 August 1897 – 7 August 1942), nicknamed "Strafer", was a British Army officer during both the First and Second World Wars, reaching the rank of lieutenant general while serving in the Eighth Army.
General Sir William Platt GBE, KCB, DSO (born 1885; died 1975) was an officer in the British Army, the Australian Army, and the New Zealand Army during the First and Second World Wars.
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.
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.
The 10th Panzer Division was a formation of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.
The 11th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters South East is a regular British Army brigade formation that is part of the Army’s 'Adaptable Force' meaning it has operational units under command, as well as regional responsibilities across the South East of England.
18th Army Group was an Allied formation in the Second World War.
The French 19th Army Corps (19e Corps d'Armée) was formed in 1873.
The 1st Armored Division—nicknamed "Old Ironsides"—is a division of the United States Army, part of III Corps, with its base of operations in Fort Bliss, Texas.
The 1st Infantry Division was a regular army infantry division of the British Army with a very long history.
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.
The Northumbrian Division was an infantry division of the British Army, formed in 1908 as part of the Territorial Force with units drawn from the north-east of England, notably Northumberland, Durham and the North and East Ridings of Yorkshire.
The 9th Infantry Division ("Old Reliables") was created as the 9th Division during World War I, but never deployed overseas.