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Once a grenadier-- : the Grenadier Guards 1945-1995

Author: Oliver Lindsay
Publisher: London : L. Cooper, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For this history of the Grenadier Guards is indeed a microcosm of all the proud endeavours of the British Army? Five years in the writing, this comprehensive record includes coverage of training, tactics, the pronounced changes in the armed forces and the views and anecdotes of the Non-Commissioned officers and Guardsmen"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Lindsay
ISBN: 0850525268 9780850525267
OCLC Number: 36376715
Description: xviii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. 1. 1945-1976. The aftermath of battle, 1945 --
Austria : the Nazi round-up, 1945 --
Palestine, 1945-1948 : countdown to catastrope --
The Malayan Emergency, 1948-1949 --
The Army of Occupation and British Army of the Rhine, 1945-1952 --
Events at home, 1945-1956 --
Middle East kaleidoscope, 1948-1956 : Libya, Egypt, Malta, Suez --
The Cyprus Emergency, 1956-1959 --
Public duties, officers' careers and the 3rd Battalion, 1958-1961 --
The British Cameroons, 1961 : stepping stones to independence --
British Guiana, 1963-1964 --
Soldiering in Germany, 1954-1981 --
With the United Nations in Cyprus, 1965 --
Northern Ireland : the opening phase, 1969-1970 --
Sharjah, 1968-1970 --
British Honduras, 1971-1972 --
Northern Ireland : the shooting wars, 1971-1974 --
Hong Kong : the tour of a lifetime, 1975-1976 --
pt. 2. 1945-1995. The Guards Parachute Company and G Squadron SAS, 1946-1995 --
Soldiering away from the regiment --
Assistance to civil authorities --
Scope for the adventurous --
Northern Ireland : the middle years, 1976-1988 --
More blue berets in Cyprus, 1982-1983 --
Belize : a threat averted, 1984-1985 --
The end of an era : BAOR 1986-1991 --
The Falklands fortress, 1990-1992 --
The Gulf War, 1990-1991 --
Regimental Headquarters and the 2nd Battalion --
Northern Ireland : curtain down? 1993-1994 --
1995 --
Fifty years of peace and war.
Responsibility: by Oliver Linsay.
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"For this history of the Grenadier Guards is indeed a microcosm of all the proud endeavours of the British Army? Five years in the writing, this comprehensive record includes coverage of training, tactics, the pronounced changes in the armed forces and the views and anecdotes of the Non-Commissioned officers and Guardsmen"--Jacket.

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