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By Peter Taylor

ISBN-10: 0850525829

ISBN-13: 9780850525823

Книга Allied specified Forces Insignia 1939-1948 Allied certain Forces Insignia 1939-1948 Книги Исторические Автор: Peter Taylor Год издания: 2000 Формат: pdf Издат.:Pen and Sword Страниц: 220 Размер: 24.02 ISBN: 0850525829 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Over the years the writer has gathered a wide choice of insignia linked to the specific Forces devices of global struggle II. This designated textual content and the four hundred colour illustrations which accompany it are the results of a life of examine, and is definitely the main definitive publication ever to be released on distinct Forces insignia.

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I, 89 Chief Inspectorate of Clothing. _/31 J. ~ _ . OTHER RAIDING FORCES IN THE MIDDLE EAST The SAS was by no means alone in its raiding activities as reference to the LRDG has already shown. The work of all raiders in the theatre was coordinated by a small headquarters at General Headquarters in Cairo. :L~~ S. S. 3 ~ if. C. Patterns & S04147 (W5) Ml1l70/9329 l/41 10M C&R703 _ This unit was formed by Major Ralph Bagnold from volunteers from the 2nd New Zealand Cavalry Division, 27th (Machine Gun) Battalion and the 7th Anti-Tank Regiment.

THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT The Regiment was formed from No 2 Commando which in June~ 1940, had been transferred to parachute duties. By November 1940 it was decided to change the name to 11 Special Air Service Battalion with a headquarters, a parachute wing and a glider wing. . a battalion headquarters and four companies; then in September 1941 it was officially given the title 1st Parachute Battalion. By November 1941 it was decided to raise a second parachute battalion, then a third, and subsequently, by January, 1942, a fourth.

These titles were unofficial and later, it was decided to remove the numbers to hide the identity of the battalions. These titles were worn until August, 1942, when the Parachute Regiment was officially formed. The title was then changed to PARACHUTE REGIMENT, dark blue on light blue and comes in printed or woven examples. At this time the title PARATROOP REGIMENT, dark blue on light blue appeared but was never worn. As well as the new title they were also to wear the Pegasus patch, light blue on maroon; the title AIRBORNE again comes in light blue on maroon.

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