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Thank you to those of you who have contacted me, and in particular to those who have offered corrections or alternative viewpoints.

I have updated one of the videos to the film ‘Theirs is the Glory’, which is very worthwhile watching, and comparing with ‘A Bridge Too Far’.

Updated 14 January 2024

Latest Documents

8 May 2024 – REVISED: Concise Biography of Major General Thomas SCOTT, C.B., p.s.c., in Biographies S. Please see:
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/124/2024/05/SCOTT-Major-General-Thomas-V2_2.pdf

17 April 2024 – REVISED: Update version of the Northern Ireland District, History and Personnel posted on website, and updated versions of the order of battle for the Northern Ireland District in 1930 and 1937.
Please see: https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-united-kingdom-1930-1938-northern-ireland-district/

12 April 2024 – NEW: Biography of Major General HODGEN, and revised biography of Major General INSKIP.
Please see: https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-biographies-h-and-i/

12 April 2024 NEW: concise biography of Brigadier Bernard GERTY, who served in the Indian Army during the Second World War.
Please see: https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-biographies-g/

10 April 2024 – NEW, History & Personnel of IX Corps, in Tunisia.
Please see: https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/124/2024/04/IX-Corps-History-Personnel-V3_1.pdf

10 January 2024 – NEW two new biographies in Biographies S. One of Lieutenant General Sir Edmond Charles Acton SCHREIBER, and the other on Major General Hervey Degge SITWELL.

13 December 2023 – NEW Order of battle and key personnel of 3 Commando Brigade, as deployed in Burma in 1944 and 1945. Please see: https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-burma-1930-1947-independent-brigades/

13 December 2023 – Revised document on the history and personnel of the Quarter-Master-General’s Branch of G.H.Q. India, to include the Postal Directorate which had been omitted from the previous version. Please see:
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-india-1930-1947-headquarters-army-india/

13 December 2023 – Revised and updated the page on Greece 1941, including a photograph and relevant maps. In addition, the Chronology of Events and the order of battle of the 6 Australian Infantry Division have been updated.
Please see: https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-middle-east-1930-1947-greece-1941/

22 September 2023 – New order of battle for the 14 (West African) Anti-Aircraft Brigade in India and Burma, and the 50 Indian Independent Parachute Brigade when deployed to Burma.
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-burma-1930-1947-independent-brigades/

22 March 2023 – Revised order of the battle for the Free French Brigade in East Africa in 1941.
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/124/2023/03/Free-French-Brigade-V2_1.pdf

7 February 2023 – New biography on Major General Roland Debenham INSKIP.
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-biographies-h-and-i/

7 February 2023 – New biography on Major General Albert Clarence St. CLAIR-MORFORD, Royal Marines.
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-biographies-s/

25 November 2022 – Revised and updated pdf of the biography of Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Edward GRASETT.
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-biographies-g/

24 November 2022 – Revied and updated pdf document on the order of battle of the 1 (Royal Marine) Anti-Aircraft Brigade in 1942 and 1943 while stationed on the island of Ceylon.
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-india-1930-1947-central-command-india-2-2/

24 November 2022 – Two revised pdf documents with the orders of battle for 1 Anti-Aircraft Division and 2 Anti-Aircraft Division in the period of 1930 until 1938.
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-united-kingdom-1930-1938-anti-aircraft-command/

23 November 2022 – Revised and updated order of battle of 52 (Lowland) Infantry Division in North-West Europe (1944 – 1945)
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-north-west-europe-1944-1947-british-infantry-formations/

28 September 2022 – Revised biography on Lieutenant General Sir Ernest WOOD.
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-biographies-u-v-w/

28 September 2022 – Revised biography on Lieutenant John McCulloch YOUNG.
https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-biographies-x-y-z/

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