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32nd (Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade

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The 32nd (Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade was an air defence formation of Anti-Aircraft Command in Britain's Territorial Army (TA) from 1936 to 1955, charged with defending the East Midlands of England. [1]

58 relations: Anti-Aircraft Command, Army Reserve (United Kingdom), Auxiliary Territorial Service, Birmingham, Birmingham Rifles, Chesterfield, Derby, East Anglia, East Midlands, Eighth Army (United Kingdom), High Peak Rifles, Home Guard (United Kingdom), Huddersfield Rifles, Italian Campaign (World War II), Leicester, Leicester Town Rifles, Luftwaffe, Munich Agreement, Night fighter, North Sea, North Staffordshire Regiment, Northamptonshire Regiment, Northern Command (United Kingdom), Nottingham, Operation Torch, Robin Hood Battalion, Royal Army Service Corps, Royal Artillery, Royal Corps of Signals, Royal Engineers, Royal Leicestershire Regiment, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Sherwood Foresters, Staffordshire Rangers, Stoke-on-Trent, The Blitz, The National Archives (United Kingdom), V-1 flying bomb, War Office, Z Battery, 10th Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom), 113th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, 120th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, 1st Norfolk Artillery Volunteers, 1st Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps, 21st Army Group, 2nd Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom), 30th (Surrey) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery, 359th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Artillery, 36th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery, ..., 39th Anti-Aircraft Brigade (United Kingdom), 40th Anti-Aircraft Brigade (United Kingdom), 46th (North Midland) Division, 4th North Midland Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, 58th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery, 6th Battalion, Essex Regiment, 6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 9th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Expand index (8 more) »

Anti-Aircraft Command

Anti-Aircraft Command (AA Command, or "Ack-Ack Command") was a British Army command of the Second World War that controlled the Territorial Army anti-aircraft artillery and searchlight formations and units defending the United Kingdom.

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Auxiliary Territorial Service

The Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS; often pronounced as an acronym) was the women's branch of the British Army during the Second World War.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Birmingham Rifles

The Birmingham Rifles, was a volunteer unit of the British Army founded in Birmingham in 1859.

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Chesterfield

Chesterfield is a market town and borough in Derbyshire, England.

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Derby

Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.

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East Anglia

East Anglia is a geographical area in the East of England.

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East Midlands

The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.

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Eighth Army (United Kingdom)

The Eighth Army was a field army formation of the British Army during the Second World War, fighting in the North African and Italian campaigns.

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High Peak Rifles

The High Peak Rifles, later 6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, was a volunteer unit of Britain's Territorial Army.

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Home Guard (United Kingdom)

The Home Guard (initially Local Defence Volunteers or LDV) was a defence organisation of the British Army during the Second World War.

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Huddersfield Rifles

The Huddersfield Rifles was a unit of Britain's Volunteer Force first raised in 1859.

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Italian Campaign (World War II)

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

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Leicester

Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.

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Leicester Town Rifles

The Leicester Town Rifles was an early unit of the British Volunteer Force raised in 1859.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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Munich Agreement

The Munich Agreement was a settlement permitting Nazi Germany's annexation of portions of Czechoslovakia along the country's borders mainly inhabited by German speakers, for which a new territorial designation, the "Sudetenland", was coined.

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Night fighter

A night fighter (also known as all-weather fighter or all-weather interceptor for a period of time post-World War II) is a fighter aircraft adapted for use at night or in other times of bad visibility.

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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North Staffordshire Regiment

The North Staffordshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, which was in existence between 1881 and 1959.

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Northamptonshire Regiment

The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960.

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Northern Command (United Kingdom)

Northern Command was a Home Command of the British Army from 1793-1889 and 1905-1972.

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Nottingham

Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.

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Operation Torch

Operation Torch (8–16 November 1942, formerly Operation Gymnast) was a Anglo–American invasion of French North Africa, during the North African Campaign of the Second World War.

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Robin Hood Battalion

The Robin Hood Battalion was a unit of the Volunteer Force of the British Army and Territorial Force, later the Territorial Army.

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Royal Army Service Corps

The Royal Army Service Corps (RASC) was a corps of the British Army responsible for land, coastal and lake transport, air despatch, barracks administration, the Army Fire Service, staffing headquarters' units, supply of food, water, fuel and domestic materials such as clothing, furniture and stationery and the supply of technical and military equipment.

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Royal Artillery

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

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Royal Corps of Signals

The Royal Corps of Signals (often simply known as the Royal Signals - abbreviated to R SIGNALS) is one of the combat support arms of the British 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 Leicestershire Regiment

The Leicestershire Regiment (Royal Leicestershire Regiment after 1946) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, with a history going back to 1688.

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Royal Warwickshire Regiment

The Royal Warwickshire Regiment, previously titled the 6th Regiment of Foot, was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in continuous existence for 283 years.

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Sherwood Foresters

The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence for just under 90 years, from 1881 to 1970.

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Staffordshire Rangers

The Staffordshire Rangers was a volunteer unit of the British Army from the 'Potteries' area around Stoke-on-Trent.

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Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent (often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of.

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The Blitz

The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.

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The National Archives (United Kingdom)

The National Archives (TNA) is a non-ministerial government department.

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V-1 flying bomb

The V-1 flying bomb (Vergeltungswaffe 1 "Vengeance Weapon 1")—also known to the Allies as the buzz bomb, or doodlebug, and in Germany as Kirschkern (cherrystone) or Maikäfer (maybug)—was an early cruise missile and the only production aircraft to use a pulsejet for power.

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War Office

The War Office was a department of the British Government responsible for the administration of the British Army between 1857 and 1964, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence.

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Z Battery

The Z Battery was a short range anti-aircraft weapon system, which launched 3-inch (76 mm) diameter rockets from ground-based single and multiple launchers, for the air defence of the United Kingdom in World War II.

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10th Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom)

The 10th Anti-Aircraft Division (10th AA Division) was an air defence formation of the British Army during the early years of World War II.

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113th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

The 113th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment (113th HAA Rgt) was an air defence unit of the British Army's Royal Artillery during World War II.

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120th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

The 120th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (120th LAA Rgt), was an air defence unit of the British Army's Royal Artillery during World War II.

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1st Norfolk Artillery Volunteers

The 1st Norfolk Artillery Volunteers was a unit of Britain's Volunteer Force raised in the County of Norfolk in 1859 as a response to a French invasion threat.

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1st Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps

The 1st Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteers were a unit of the British Army raised from 1859 onwards as a group of originally separate Rifle Volunteer Corps (RVCs).

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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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2nd Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom)

The 2nd Anti-Aircraft Division (2nd AA Division) was an Air Defence formation of the British Army from 1935 to 1942.

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30th (Surrey) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery

30th (Surrey) Searchlight Regiment was an air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army from 1924 until 1961.

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359th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Artillery

The 359th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Artillery (359th HAA Bty) was an air defence unit of the British Army during World War II.

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36th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery

The 36th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment was a volunteer air defence battalion of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) from 1936 until 1961, at first as part of the Royal Engineers, later in the Royal Artillery.

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39th Anti-Aircraft Brigade (United Kingdom)

39th Anti-Aircraft Brigade was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) during World War II.

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40th Anti-Aircraft Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 40th Anti-Aircraft Brigade was an air defence formation of Anti-Aircraft Command in the British Territorial Army (TA) formed shortly before the outbreak of World War II.

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46th (North Midland) Division

The 46th (North Midland) Division was an infantry division of the British Army, part of the Territorial Force, that saw service in World War I. At the outbreak of the war, the 46th Division was commanded by Major-General Hon.

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4th North Midland Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

The 4th North Midland Brigade, sometimes known as the 'Derbyshire Howitzers', was a part-time unit of Britain's Royal Field Artillery created in 1908 as part of the Territorial Force.

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58th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery

58th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery was an air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) raised just before World War II.

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6th Battalion, Essex Regiment

The 6th Battalion, Essex Regiment was a volunteer unit of Britain's Territorial Army.

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6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment

The 6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (6th Royal Warwicks) was a unit of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) from 1908 until 1961.

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9th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment

The 9th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment was an infantry battalion of the British Army.

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Redirects here:

32nd Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 32nd Anti-Aircraft Group, 58th Anti-Aircraft Brigade.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/32nd_(Midland)_Anti-Aircraft_Brigade

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