Thank you to those of you who have contacted me, and in particular to those who have offered corrections or alternative viewpoints.
Please view this video, available on You Tube. It contains a personal account of the battle of the Sittang Bridge in early 1942.
Released April 17, 2013
28 September 2020 – UPDATED pdf documents for 2 Army, I Corps, XIII Corps and XXXIII Indian Corps all posted on site. Plus: six updated pdf documents in Southern Command, 1930 – 1938.
10 September 2020 – NEW six pdf documents covering the Battle for Crete in May 1941. Please see: https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-middle-east-1930-1947-crete-1941/
30 August 2020 – NEW pdf documents covering West Africa during the Second World War. Please see: https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-e-w-s-africa-1930-1947-west-africa-1930-1947/
25 August 2020 – NEW Eleven pdf documents covering the infantry formations in the U.K. in 1944 and 1945. Please see:
13 August 2020 – NEW pdf documents in Persia and Iraq section, covering the introduction, chronology of events, and orders of battle for the Indian armoured formations and infantry divisions. Please see:
28 June 2020 – NEW – Five pdf documents covering the European formations, Poles, Czech, Dutch and Belgians, that fought in North West Europe from June 1944 until May 1945. Please see:
15 June 2020 – NEW – Pdf document of the concise history of XII Corps and details of the senior appointments where known, AND, the Establishment and Organisation of R.A.S.C. Companies. Please see:
10 June 2020 – NEW – Nine pdf documents providing an order of battle structure chart at various key times of the Italian Campaign, plus a concise chronology of events in this campaign. Please see:
13 May 2020 – New biography on Brigader Edmond WODEHOUSE, who served with the Royal Welch Fusiliers and was the Military Attache to Eire in the Second World War. Please see:
13 May 2020 – NEW biography on Major General Philip MITCHINER, a Territorial Army officer and renowned surgeon. Please see:
13 May 2020 – REVISED biography on Colonel Walter Donald CHURCHER, an officer in the British Indian Army during the Second World War.
Please see: https://www.britishmilitaryhistory.co.uk/docs-biographies-c/
13 May 2020 – REVISED Biographies Introduction providing information on officers in the British Army and British Indian Army during the Second World War. Please see:
29 April 2020 – NEW biography of Major General Sir Stuart GREEVES, K.B.E., D.S.O.*, M.C.*, p.s.c. Please see:
26 February 2020 – NEW biography of Brigadier Cameron MacDonald NICOL, and revised biography of Major Hugh Paul SEAGRIM, G.C. Please see:
3 January 2020 – Revised documents added to East Africa 1940 – 1947, including Chronology of Events, Order of Battle Structure Diagrams, Higher Formation History & Personnel, Command and Area Troops and Divisional Formations. Please see: