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

Author: Oliver Lindsay
Publisher: London : L. Cooper, 1996.
Edition/Format:   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"--Dust 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 p. : ill. ; 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"--Dust jacket.

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