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Brian Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge

Index Brian Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge

General Brian Hubert Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge, (22 July 1896 – 29 April 1974) was a senior British Army officer during the Second World War, who played an important role in the East African, North African and Italian Campaigns. [1]

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Aide-de-camp general

Aide-de-camp general is a senior honorary appointment for general officers in the British Army.

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Alan Pegler

Alan Francis Pegler OBE, FRSA (16 April 1920 – 18 March 2012) was a British businessman, entrepreneur, railway preservationist and actor.

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Allied High Commission

The Allied High Commission (also known as the High Commission for Occupied Germany, HICOG; in German Alliierte Hohe Kommission, AHK) was established by the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and France after the 1948 breakdown of the Allied Control Council to regulate and supervise the development of the newly established Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

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Allied-occupied Germany

Upon the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, the victorious Allies asserted their joint authority and sovereignty over 'Germany as a whole', defined as all territories of the former German Reich which lay west of the Oder–Neisse line, having declared the extinction of Nazi Germany at the death of Adolf Hitler (see 1945 Berlin Declaration).

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Baron Robertson of Oakridge

Baron Robertson of Oakridge, of Oakridge in the County of Gloucester, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Beeching cuts

The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) were a reduction of route network and restructuring of the railways in Great Britain, according to a plan outlined in two reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965), written by Dr Richard Beeching and published by the British Railways Board.

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Berlin Blockade

The Berlin Blockade (24 June 1948–12 May 1949) was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War.

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Berlin Victory Parade of 1945

The Berlin Victory Parade of 1945 was held by the Allies of World War II on 7 September 1945 in Berlin, the capital of the defeated Nazi Germany, shortly after the end of World War II.

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Bizonal Economic Council

The Wirtschaftsrat or Economic Council was West Germany’'s first post-war legislative parliament and progenitor of the German Bundestag.

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Brian Robertson

Brian Robertson may refer to.

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British Rail

British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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British Rail Class 40

The British Rail Class 40 is a type of British railway diesel locomotive.

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British Rail Class 42

British Railways' (BR) Type 4 Warship class diesel-hydraulic locomotives were introduced in 1958.

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British Railways Board

The British Railways Board (BRB) was a nationalised industry in the United Kingdom that operated from 1963 to 2001.

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British Transport Commission

The British Transport Commission (BTC) was created by Clement Attlee's post-war Labour government as a part of its nationalisation programme, to oversee railways, canals and road freight transport in Great Britain (Northern Ireland had the separate Ulster Transport Authority).

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Cameron Nicholson

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.

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Charles Hudson (VC)

Brigadier Charles Edward Hudson, (29 May 1892 – 4 April 1959) was a British Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Cyril Hurcomb, 1st Baron Hurcomb

Cyril William Hurcomb, 1st Baron Hurcomb (18 February 1883 – 7 August 1975) was a British civil servant.

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Ivone Kirkpatrick

Sir Ivone Augustine Kirkpatrick (1897 – 25 May 1964) was a British diplomat who served as the British High Commissioner in Germany after World War II, and as the Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (the highest-ranking civil servant in the Foreign Office).

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John Crocker

General Sir John Tredinnick Crocker, (4 January 1896 – 9 March 1963) was a senior British Army officer who fought in both world wars.

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June 1949

The following events occurred in June 1949.

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List of British Army full generals

This is a list of full generals in the British Army since the Acts of Union 1707.

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List of British generals and brigadiers

This is a list of people who held general officer rank or the rank of brigadier (together now recognized as starred officers) in the British Army, Royal Marines, British Indian Army or other military force.

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List of Deputy Lieutenants of Gloucestershire

This is an incomplete list of Deputy Lieutenants of Gloucestershire.

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List of diplomats of the United Kingdom to Germany

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Germany is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the Federal Republic of Germany, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Germany.

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List of Knights and Dames Commander of the Royal Victorian Order appointed by George VI

The Royal Victorian Order is an order of knighthood awarded by the sovereign of the United Kingdom and several Commonwealth realms.

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List of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire

Below is a List of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire from the Order's creation in 1917 to the present day.

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List of Old Carthusians

The following are notable Old Carthusians, who are former pupils of Charterhouse School (founded in 1611).

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List of state leaders in 1947

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List of state leaders in 1948

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List of state leaders in 1949

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Malpas, Newport

Malpas is an electoral district (ward) and coterminous community (parish) of the city of Newport, South Wales.

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Middle East Command

Middle East Command, later Middle East Land Forces, was a British Army Command established prior to the Second World War in Egypt.

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Miles Graham

Major-General Sir Miles William Arthur Peel Graham, (14 August 1895 – 8 February 1976) was a general officer in the British Army.

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Military Police Corps (Israel)

The Military Police Corps of the Israel Defense Forces (חֵיל הַמִּשְׁטָרָה הַצְּבָאִית, Heil HaMishtara HaTzva'it) is the Israeli military police and provost.

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Nevile Henderson

Sir Nevile Meyrick Henderson GCMG (10 June 1882 – 30 December 1942) was a British diplomat and Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Nazi Germany from 1937 to 1939.

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Petersberg Agreement

The Petersberg Agreement is an international treaty that extended the rights of the Federal Government of Germany vis-a-vis the occupying forces of Britain, France, and the United States, and is viewed as the first major step of Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) towards sovereignty.

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Richard Beeching

Richard Beeching, Baron Beeching (21 April 1913 – 23 March 1985), commonly known as Dr Beeching, was a physicist and engineer who for a short but very notable time was chairman of British Railways and an affiliate of the Conservative Party in Britain.

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Robertson (surname)

Robertson is a patronymic surname, originating in northern England and Scotland.

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Sir William Robertson, 1st Baronet

Field Marshal Sir William Robert Robertson, 1st Baronet, (29 January 1860 – 12 February 1933) was a British Army officer who served as Chief of the Imperial General Staff (CIGS) – the professional head of the British Army – from 1916 to 1918 during the First World War.

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Trial of Erich von Manstein

Erich von Manstein (24 November 1887 – 9 June 1973) was a prominent commander of Nazi Germany's World War II army (Heer).

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1918 New Year Honours

The 1918 New Year Honours were appointments by King George V to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of the British Empire.

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1919 Birthday Honours

The 1919 Birthday Honours were appointments by King George V to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of the British Empire.

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1947 Birthday Honours

The 1947 King's Birthday Honours were appointments by many of the Commonwealth Realms of King George VI to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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1948 Gatow air disaster

The 1948 Gatow air disaster was a mid-air collision in the airspace above Berlin, Germany that occurred on 5 April, sparking an international incident.

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1949 Birthday Honours

The 1949 King's Birthday Honours were appointments by many of the Commonwealth Realms of King George VI to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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1952 New Year Honours

The New Year Honours 1952 were appointments by King George VI to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of the British Empire and Commonwealth.

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1961 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1961 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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Brian Hubert Robertson, Brian Hubert Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge, Sir Brian Robertson.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Robertson,_1st_Baron_Robertson_of_Oakridge

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