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Halland Regiment

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The Halland Regiment (Hallands regemente), designations I 16 and I 16/Fo 31, was a Swedish Army infantry regiment that traced its origins back to the 16th century. [1]

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Air Defence Regiment (Sweden)

The Air Defence Regiment (Luftvärnsregementet, Lv 6; formerly Göta luftvärnskår, Lv 6), is the only air defence regiment in the Swedish Armed Forces.

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Allotment system

The allotment system (indelningsverket; ruotujakolaitos) was a system used in Sweden for keeping a trained army at all times.

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Arne Mohlin

Arne Herman Mohlin (9October 1909 – 2May 1992) was a Swedish Army lieutenant general.

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Axel Gyllenkrok (sport shooter)

Axel Gyllenkrok (9 August 1888 – 8 August 1946) was a Swedish sports shooter.

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Åke Sagrén

Karl Åke Sagrén (born 26 January 1935) is a Swedish Army officer.

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Battle of Breitenfeld (1642)

The Second Battle of Breitenfeld, also known as the First Battle of Leipzig, took place on 23 October 1642 at Breitenfeld, some north-east of Leipzig, Germany, during the Thirty Years' War.

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Battle of Gadebusch

The Battle of Gadebusch or Wakenstädt (20 December 1712) was Sweden's final great victory in the Great Northern War.

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Battle of Lützen (1632)

The Battle of Lützen (16 November 1632) was one of the most important battles of the Thirty Years' War, which began with the Second Defenestration of Prague in 1618 and ended with the Peace of Westphalia in 1648.

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Battle of Lund

The Battle of Lund, part of the Scanian War, was fought on December 4, 1676, in an area north of the city of Lund in Scania in southern Sweden, between the invading Danish army and the army of Charles XI of Sweden.

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In heraldry and heraldic vexillology, a blazon is a formal description of a coat of arms, flag or similar emblem, from which the reader can reconstruct the appropriate image.

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Carl Löwenhielm

Count Carl Löwenhielm (3 November 1772 – 9 June 1861) was a Swedish military officer, diplomat, and politician; he was a member of the Swedish cabinet between 1822–1839.

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Chief of Army (Sweden)

Chief of Army (Arméchef, AC) is the most senior appointment in the Swedish Army.

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A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.

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Dalsland is a Swedish traditional province, or landskap, situated in Götaland in southern Sweden.

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Defence Act of 2000 (Sweden)

The Defence Act of 2000 (prop. 1999/2000:30) was a defence act passed by the Swedish Riksdag on 30 March 2000.

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The Fähnlein (in Swedish: Fänika) was a military unit approximately equivalent to the company or battalion which was used in parts of Europe during the Middle Ages.

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Finnish War

The Finnish War (Finska kriget, Финляндская война, Suomen sota) was fought between the Kingdom of Sweden and the Russian Empire from February 1808 to September 1809.

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Franco-Swedish War

The Franco-Swedish War or Pomeranian War was the first involvement by Sweden in the Napoleonic Wars.

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General order

A general order, in military and paramilitary organizations, is a published directive, originated by a commander and binding upon all personnel under his or her command.

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Great Northern War

The Great Northern War (1700–1721) was a conflict in which a coalition led by the Tsardom of Russia successfully contested the supremacy of the Swedish Empire in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe.

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Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden

Gustav II Adolf (9 December 1594 – 6 November 1632, O.S.), widely known in English by his Latinised name Gustavus Adolphus or as Gustav II Adolph, was the King of Sweden from 1611 to 1632 who is credited for the founding of Sweden as a great power (Stormaktstiden).

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is one of the traditional provinces of Sweden (landskap in Swedish), on the western coast of Sweden.

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Halmstad (Halmsted) is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast.

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Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Life company

A Life Company (Livkompani, but usually written in its definite form; Livkompaniet) is the first company of a regiment in the Swedish Army, which is tasked with protecting the regiment commander.

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List of Swedish regiments

This is a list of Swedish regiments and other military units (divisions, brigades, battalions, companies) that have existed since the 16th century.

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Mandel Karlsson

Mandel Karlsson, also known as 91:an Karlsson or simply 91:an, is a Swedish comic book character and the main protagonist in the comic strip series 91:an (Eng: № 91).

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Milo S

Milo S (Södra militärområdet, Southern Military Area) was a Swedish military area, a command of the Swedish Armed Forces that had operational control over Southern Sweden, for most time of its existence corresponding to the area covered by the counties of Malmöhus, Kristianstad (now joined as Skåne County), Blekinge, Kronoberg, Jönköping and Kalmar.

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Milo V

Milo V (Västra militärområdet, Western Military Area) was a Swedish military area, a command of the Swedish Armed Forces that had operational control over Western Sweden, for most time of its existence corresponding to the area covered by the counties of Gothenburg and Bohus, Älvsborg, Skaraborg (all three now joined as Västra Götaland County) and Halland.

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Northern Wars

Northern Wars is a term used for a series of wars fought in northern and northeastern Europe in the 16th and 17th century.

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Polish–Swedish War (1600–29)

The Polish–Swedish War (1600–29) (sometimes considered a part of the larger trans-European Thirty Years' War) was twice interrupted by periods of truce and thus can be divided into.

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Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland

Prince Bertil of Sweden, Duke of Halland (Bertil Gustaf Oskar Carl Eugén; 28 February 1912 – 5 January 1997), was the third son of King Gustaf VI Adolf and his first wife, Princess Margaret of Connaught.

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A regiment is a military unit.

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Rudolf Petersson

Rudolf Petersson (June 17, 1896 – April 17, 1970) was a Swedish comic creator and the father of one of the most popular Swedish comics of all time: 91:an.

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Russo-Swedish War (1788–1790)

The Russo-Swedish War of 1788–90, known as Gustav III's Russian War in Sweden, Gustav III's War in Finland and Catherine II's Swedish War in Russia, was fought between Sweden and Russia from June 1788 to August 1790.

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Scanian War

The Scanian War (Skånske krig, Skånska kriget, Schonischer Krieg) was a part of the Northern Wars involving the union of Denmark–Norway, Brandenburg and Sweden.

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Seven Years' War

The Seven Years' War was a global conflict fought between 1756 and 1763.

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Swedish Armed Forces

The Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten, literally “Defense Force”) is the government agency that forms the military forces of Sweden, and which is tasked with defence of the country, as well as promoting Sweden's wider interests, supporting international peacekeeping efforts, and providing humanitarian aid.

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Swedish Army

The Swedish Army (Armén) is a branch of the Swedish Armed Forces in which its main responsibility is land operations.

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Swedish–Norwegian War (1814)

The Swedish–Norwegian War, also known as the Campaign against Norway (Fälttåget mot Norge), War with Sweden 1814 (Krigen med Sverige 1814), or the Norwegian War of Independence, was a war fought between Sweden and Norway in the summer of 1814.

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Thirty Years' War

The Thirty Years' War was a war fought primarily in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648.

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Västergötland, also known as West Gothland or the Latinized version Westrogothia in older literature, is one of the 25 traditional non-administrative provinces of Sweden (landskap in Swedish), situated in the southwest of Sweden.

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Västergötlands storregemente

Västergötlands storregemente or Landsregementet i Västergötland (Västergötland Grand Regiment, Regiment of the Land in Västergötland) was one of the nine grand regiments organized by Gustavus Adolphus in the late 1610s and split into smaller regiments in the 1620s.

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91:an (comic strip)

91:an (Eng: № 91) is a popular Swedish comic strip, first created in 1932 with the title En beväringsmans upplevelser och äventyr ("A military man's experiences and adventures").

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Redirects here:

Hallands regemente, I 16/Fo 31, Vaestgoeta-Dals regemente, Vastgota-Dals regemente, Västgöta-Dals regemente.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halland_Regiment

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