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X Corps (United Kingdom)

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The X Corps was a corps-size formation of the British Army that served in the First World War on the Western Front and was later re-formed in 1942 in the Second World War during the North African Campaign, later serving in the Italian Campaign where it came under command of both the U.S. Fifth Army and the British Eighth Army. [1]

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The Afrika Korps or German Africa Corps (Deutsches Afrikakorps, DAK) was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North African Campaign of World War II.

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The Allied invasion of Sicily, codenamed Operation Husky, was a major World War II campaign, in which the Allies took Sicily from the Axis Powers (Italy and Nazi Germany).

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The Axis powers (Achsenmächte, 枢軸国 Sūjikukoku, Potenze dell'Asse), also known as the Axis, were the nations that fought in the Second World War against the Allied forces.

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The Battle of Messines was an offensive conducted by the British Second Army, under the command of General Sir Herbert Plumer, on the Western Front near the village of Messines in Belgian West Flanders during the First World War.

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The Battle of Monte Cassino (also known as the Battle for Rome and the Battle for Cassino) was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies against the Winter Line in Italy held by Axis forces during the Italian Campaign of World War II.

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The Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

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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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Lieutenant General Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg & Three Bars (21 March 1889 – 4 July 1963) was a British-born soldier and Victoria Cross recipient, who later served as the seventh Governor-General of New Zealand from 1946 to 1952.

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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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Lieutenant General Sir Brian Gwynne Horrocks (7 September 1895 – 4 January 1985) was an officer of the British Army.

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

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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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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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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.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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The French Expeditionary Corps (Corps Expéditionnaire Français, CEF), also known as the French Expeditionary Corps in Italy (Corps Expéditionaire Français en Italie, CEFI.), was an expeditionary force composed of Free French soldiers that fought in the Italian Campaign during World War II under the command of General Alphonse Juin.

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Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean.

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The Gothic Line (Gotenstellung; Linea Gotica) formed Field Marshal Albert Kesselring's last major line of defence in the Italian Campaign during the final stages of the Second World War along the summits of the northern part of the Apennine Mountains during the fighting retreat of the German forces in Italy against the Allied Armies in Italy commanded by General Sir Harold Alexander.

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Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) and known since ancient times as Hellas (Greek: Ελλάς), is a country located in southeastern Europe.

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Lieutenant-General Herbert Lumsden, CB, DSO*, MC (8 April 1897 – 6 January 1945) was a British Army general and the most senior British army combat casualty of World War II.

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The infantry is the branch of a military force that fights on foot.

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

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Lieutenant-General Sir John Ledlie Inglis Hawkesworth, KBE, CB, DSO and Bar (19 February 1893 – 3 June 1945) was a British Army officer who served during both World War I and World War II.

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In the United States Army, the United States Air Force and the United States Marine Corps, lieutenant general (abbreviated LTG in the Army, Lt Gen in the Air Force, and LtGen in the Marine Corps) is a three-star general officer rank, with the pay grade of O-9.

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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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Major general (Maj Gen), formerly more commonly major-general, is a 2 star rank in the British Army and Royal Marines.

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Mark Wayne Clark (May 1, 1896 – April 17, 1984) was a senior American general during World War II and the Korean War and was the youngest lieutenant general (three-star general) in the United States Army.

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Myocardial infarction (MI) or acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow stops to a part of the heart causing damage to the heart muscle.

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During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943.

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The term panzer division (Panzerdivision) as commonly used in English language refers almost exclusively to the armored (tank) division in the army branch of the Wehrmacht and of Nazi Germany during World War II.

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General Sir Reginald Byng Stephens KCB CMG DL (10 October 1869 – 6 April 1955) was a British Army general of the First World War and later Commandant of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, from 1919 to 1923, Major-General commanding the 4th Division, 1923 to 1926, and finally Director-General of the Territorial Army, 1927 to 1931.

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General Sir Richard Loudon McCreery, GCB, KBE, DSO, MC (1 February 1898 – 18 October 1967), was a career soldier of the British Army, who was Chief of Staff to Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander, during the Second World War, at the time of the Second Battle of El Alamein and later commanded the British Eighth Army in Northern Italy from late 1944 onwards.

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Lieutenant-General Sir Ronald MacKenzie Scobie KBE, CB, MC (8 June 1893 – 23 February 1969) was a British Army officer who commanded III Corps.

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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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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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The Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October – 11 November 1942) took place near the Egyptian railway halt of El Alamein.

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The Spring 1945 offensive in Italy, codenamed Operation Grapeshot, was the final Allied attack during the Italian Campaign in the final stages of the Second World War, launched by the United States Fifth Army, the British Eighth Army and the Brazilian Expeditionary Force into the Lombardy Plain which started on 6 April 1945 and ended on 2 May with the surrender of German forces in Italy.

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Syria (سوريا or سورية, Sūriyā or Sūrīyah), officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia.

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General Sir Thomas Lethbridge Napier Morland (9 August 1865 – 21 May 1925) was a British general during the First World War.

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A troopship (also troop ship or troop transport or trooper) is a ship used to carry soldiers, either in peacetime or wartime.

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The United States Army North is a formation of the United States Army Service Component Command of United States Northern Command.

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The West Riding Artillery was originally formed as a volunteer unit of the British Army in 1860.

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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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Lieutenant-General Sir William George Holmes KBE CB DSO and Bar (1892–1969) was a British Army officer of the Second World War.

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General Sir William Eliot Peyton KCB KCVO DSO (7 May 1866 – 14 November 1931) was a British soldier, a general of the First World War who fought in several other wars.

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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 (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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XIII Corps was a British infantry corps during the First and Second World Wars.

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

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The 10th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army, raised during World War II and was active from 1941–44 and after the war from 1956–57.

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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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The British 29th Division, known as the Incomparable Division, was a First World War regular army infantry division formed in early 1915 by combining various units that had been acting as garrisons about the British Empire.

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The 2nd New Zealand Division, initially the New Zealand Division, was a formation of the New Zealand Military Forces (New Zealand's army) during the Second World War.

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The British 30th Division was a New Army division that was originally made up of battalions raised by public subscription or private patronage.

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The 46th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army raised in 1939 that saw distinguished service during World War II, fighting in the Battle of France and the Battle of Dunkirk where it was evacuated and later in North Africa, Italy and Greece.

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The 54th (East Anglian) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army.

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The 56th (London) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army.

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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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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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The 8th Armoured Division was a British Army formation during the Second World War.

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Redirects here:

British 10th Corps, British X Corps.

References

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

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