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  Grenadier (soldier) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grenadiers were soldiers who would throw grenades and storm breaches, leading the forefront of such a breakthrough.
The term grenadier was retained or adopted by various elite infantry units, including Potsdam Grenadiers, Napoleon's Imperial Guard, the Imperial Russian Grenadier Leib Guards Regiment, Grenadier Guards and the 101st Grenadiers.
In the Norwegian Army, grenadier is used as a rank to distinguish the professional soldiers from the conscripts.
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 Grenadiers Regiment
The Grenadiers [known as the "Grinders"] have one of the longest unbroken record of existence in the Indian Army.
Grenadiers earned higher pay, received special privileges, and were distinguished by their height, dashing uniform, and tall, mitre-shaped headdress (shako).
The Maratha Light Infantry (MLI) RR battalion was raised at Belgaum, the Madras Regiment at Tiruchi, the Assam Regiment RR battalion at Shillong, the Punjab RR at Ramgarh, Grenadiers at Jabalpur and the Dogra Regiment RR battalion at Faizabad.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/101st Grenadiers
The 101st Grenadiers was a regiment of the British Indian Army.
The Regiment claimed that it was the oldest grenadier regiment in the British Empire; the British Army Grenadier Guards did not gain its Grenadier title until 1815 after its actions against the French grenadiers at the Battle of Waterloo.
The battery of the Royal Horse Artillery subsequently withdrew and the Grenadiers, as-well as the rest of the Indian forces, fled towards the 66th Foot, the sole British infantry regiment present.
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 Indian Army Grenadiers Regiment
The Grenadiers have one of the longest and unbroken records of existence in the Indian Army.
In 1945 the regiment was redesignated The Indian Grenadiers and assigned to India as the country was partitioned by the departing British.
The 1st Grenadiers were transferred to the Brigade of Guards in 1950 and a parachute regiment was raised in 1952.
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 Unit Histories
When the 101st was reactivated in 1956, the 501 was incorporated as part of the TO&E. In the spring of 1944, General Bill Lee, the original commanding general of the 101st Airborne had to relinquish command due to a heart ailment.
The 101st Airborne Division was deactivated in late 1945, and ceased to exist as a U.S. Army unit until it was reborn in 1956.
Soon after, the 101st patch was substituted as the 506th became members by attachment of the Screaming Eagle division at Ft Bragg, N.C. In September, the 506th sailed to the U.K. aboard the SS Samaria.
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 Grenadier Resource Center - grenadier anime
A Grenadier was originally a specialized assault anime grenadier trooper pacific grenadier for siege operations, first established as a distinct role grenadier models in the early 17th century.
grenadier guards uk The term grenadier rushuna grenadier was retained or adopted by various elite infantry units, including Potsdam Grenadiers, Napoleon's Imperial Guard, ayc grenadier cigars the Imperial Russian Grenadier Leib Guards Regiment, Grenadier Guards and the 101st Grenadiers.
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 The Grenadiers Regiment
The concept of 'Grenadiers' evolved from the practice of selecting the bravest and strongest men for the most dangerous tasks in combat.
The Grenadiers have the unique and distinct honour of having the most number of Param Vir Chakras, India's highest medal for gallantry, among all the Indian Army's Infantry Regiments.
The third recipient of this coveted medal, but certainly not the last, was Grenadier Yogender Singh Yadav, 18th Grenadiers in 1999.
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There had been a few indications, and rumors, of enemy activity west of Bastogne-indeed the 101st had lost some of its trains in the division assembly area during the previous night-but thus far all this could be charged to raiding parties roaming on the loose under cover of night in a fluid and changing battle.
Paul A Danahy, G-2 of the 101st, saw to it that the story was circulated-and appropriately embellished-in the daily periodic report: "The Commanding General's answer was, with a sarcastic air of humorous tolerance, emphatically negative." Nonetheless the 101st expected that the coming day-the 23d-would be rough.
The 101st reserve, as now organized, consisted of Roberts' CCB; that is Teams Cherry and Arnsdorf (with perhaps nine medium and five light tanks operational at any given time) plus a part of the original Team SNAFU, put together by Colonel Roberts from the remnants of CCR, 9th Armored, and various waifs and strays.
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 Grenadier Page - grenadier hentai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
A Grenadier was originally a specialized assault trooper for siege operations, first established as a distinct role in the early 17th century.
This was originally to allow the grenadier to sling his longarm or musket over his back with greater ease while throwing grenades (initially, only these unique troops were provided with slings).
The latter was part of the British Indian Army and claimed to be the first and oldest grenadier regiment in the British Empire.
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The 3d Panzer Grenadier Division was to advance in echelon to the left of Remer's brigade while the remnants of the 26th Volks Grenadier Division and 15th Panzer Grenadier Division screened to the west and north of Bastogne.
By early afternoon the entire 101st Infantry was across the river, and when night fell the bulk of the 104th was on the north bank taking position to the right of the 101st on the hills east of Kaundorf.
The 101st began its advance at noon on the 29th, the immediate goal being to take the high ground north of Berle and the Schumann crossroads which commanded the highway.
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 101st Grenadiers - Slider   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The 2nd Battalion was later separated from the 1st Grenadiers to become a regiment itself — the 2nd Grenadier Regiment of Bombay Native Infantry (later the 102nd King Edward's Own Grenadiers) — in 1824.
Shortly after noon, the Afghan infantry began the attack and the Grenadiers were heavily involved in the attempts to repulse the constant attacks, inflicting heavy casualities on the Afghans.
The 101st later saw service in the Middle East, ostensibly in the Palestine theatre — this theatre was the second largest, in terms of troop numbers, after the Western Front.
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 British Empire: Armed Forces: Units: Indian Infantry: 101st Grenadiers
The title of Bombay Grenadiers was officially given in 1784 and in 1788 they were granted the badge of the White Horse of Hanover but they did not become the 1st regiment in the Bombay line until 1796.
The amalgamations of 1922 brought the 101st into the 4th Bombay Grenadiers with 5 other regiments who were ordered to wear a 4th cap badge, but the 101st, who were the 1st battalion, were allowed the distinction of their own badge.
In October 1945 the 4th Bombay Grenadiers was redesignated The Indian Grenadiers and alloted to India on Partition.
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 Bastogne Siege
The 101st had been sent to Bastogne, where they were to receive further orders (see The Ardennes Offensive, Part III, “The Battle Begins”).
The 101st was attached to the VIII Corps for this stand, while the 82d A/B and its attached units came under the control of Gen. Ridgway’s XVIII Airborne Corps.
The 101st Airborne Division included four field artillery battalions, one anti-aircraft battalion, three parachute infantry regiments, one glider infantry regiment (which during this battle included four battalions), one engineer battalion, and numerous other units.
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 BY JINGO - Colonial History & Wargames Page
This included a half battalion (two double companies) of the 101st Grenadiers, a half battalion of the Jind Imperial Service Infantry, the 2/Jammu and Kashmir Battalion, “B” and “D” Companies of the 3rd K.A.R., Wavell’s Arab Company, the Scouts Company composed of mixed Indians and Arabs, two machinegun sections, and the 28th R.A. Mountain Battery.
The 101st companies were to follow the break out, and lost 6 killed and 4 wounded in the attempt.
However, the official British account was 276 prisoners including two British officers, 132 sepoys of the 101st Grenadiers (including four wounded), 131 Gurkhas of the 2nd Jammu and Kashmir Rifles (including 14 wounded), eight askari of the K.A.R. machinegun crew, and five sepoy of the 31st (Indian) Signal Company.
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 The Siege and Relief of Bastogne During the Battle of the Bulge
The 101st AAR simply states that Ewell was ordered to attack to the east and "secure Bastogne." The story as given in the text is based on Ewell's recollections (in a conversation with the author on 22 July 1961) and squares with information given the author by Middleton and McAuliffe.
The 352d Volks Grenadier Division (General Schmidt) on this morning was advancing along the Diekirch-Ettelbruck-Merzig highway in front of but at a right angle to the American advance from the south.
Since it was known that the 352d Volks Grenadier Division could not have reached this point the first guess was that the 5th Parachute Division, believed to be farther north, had pushed down into the area.
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 Volkgrenadiers and Grenadiers - 1944 D-Day : Operation Overlord : Official Game Forums
as far as i can remember just plain old grenadiers are regular footsoldiers, given the title of grenadiers as a morale boost after some point in the war...
Grenadiers were originally one company of the biggest men attached to each line battalion.
Mere infantry were re-named as grenadiers to fit into line with the whole motorised direction of the German forces, whilst they retained names such as infanterie-division to reduce confusion.
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 U.S. Troops Restore Base to Hand Back to Iraqis - DefendAmerica News Article
From squad automatic weapon gunners, to rifleman, to grenadiers, these soldiers have been pulled from their jobs in the infantry to complete the task of restoring the grounds on the forward operating base.
Their main focus for now is tearing down all the offices and cubicles to restore the inside of the main palace.
Now the 101st is back to see the closure of this historic forward operating base.
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 The National World War II Museum, New Orleans
Trapped inside was the 101st Airborne division, commanded by Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe.
Supplies and ammunition for the 101st began to run low, and the Germans then issued the entrapped men an ultimatum: surrender or face annihilation.
The Air Force now not only was able to provide the 101st Airborne division with much needed supplies, but also launched bombing attacks on the advancing Germans.
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Des Browne, the Defence Secretary, was forced to apologise to the House of Commons yesterday for misleading MPs about plans to axe allowances to British troops on the front line.
Grenadier Varinder Singh of 39 Rashtriya Rifles, who died in anti-terrorism operations in Kashmir, would be cremated with full military and state honours at his native village in Kolar near here tomorrow, an official said.
Through the course of a career that now exceeds thirty years in the limelight, guitarist Pat Metheny has never ceased to surprise.
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The reason the 82 ABN DIV and 101st AA DIV guys were used was because they were still fightin to clear the MSR not just secure it.
That said, I'd have left that mission to the members of the 101st in the recent Iraqi example.
The light infantry guys deployed for rear area security are National Guard units who I trust could do the job, but the 101st trains full time for it.
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 Bastogne - Dec. 1944, a journal
Ed Peniche, pictured here in 1994, at the site where his AT gun was emplaced Christmas 1944, is a Professor of Spanish at Kingwood College, North Harris Montgomery Community College District in Kingwood, Texas, northeast of Houston.
We heard about it after midnight from the U.S. Army MPs who were out in force clearing out bars, bistros and bordellos in the city of Reims in northern France; there were plenty of 2 1/2 ton trucks available to take the men of the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions back to their barracks.
Professor Peniche served with the 101st Airborne from D-Day to VE-Day.
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 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Chandigarh Stories
During 1783-84, the Grenadiers participated in the heroic defence of Mangalore alongside the Black Watch, following which the badge of the White Horse of Hanover and the Battle Honour Mangalore were conferred upon the regiment.
Renamed as 101st Grenadiers, it won Battle Honour East Africa 1914-16 during the First World War and in 1918 took part in the famous Ghurabeh Hills raid, north of Jerusalem, adding battle honours Egypt, Palestine, Gaza, Megiddo and Nablus to its Colours.
During World War-II, the Grenadiers were stationed in Persia and they returned to India in 1946 being redesignated as 1st Battalion of the Indian Grenadiers.
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 [CCI] Seeking awards...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The qualifying period was: 21 January 1920 to 12 February 1920.
Apart from elements of the King's African Rifles, the Somaliland Camel Corps, 1/101st Bombay Grenadiers and some Somaliland Levies, one Flight of the RAF was presenr - your lot, no doubt!
Although the individuals concerned would have to be there during the actual qualifying period, to get the medal.
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 Amazon.com: "rifle grenadiers": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The food men designated as grenadiers; the second had nine men designated as that came in cans was rifle grenadiers.
These men were equipped with it modified version of distributed to the company cooks who prepared the food for the...
The rifle grenadiers each had a carrier of twelve grenades and the gunner of each team also had his tromblon.
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 Amazon.com: "Bombay Grenadiers": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The Bombay regiments added 1 oo, so that the 1 st Bombay Grenadiers became the 101st Grenadiers, and so on.
At midday, 9th (Royal Deccan) Horse and its attached infantry, 4/4th Bombay Grenadiers, attacked the village of Seywa, a mile west of Ngathayauk,...
It seemed unlikely, on the face of it, that Mr Craddock of Craddock and Company, lately a member of the Bombay Grenadiers, would be employed in subversive activities or mixed up in murder.
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 The Raiders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Screaming Eagles vs. Panzer Grenadiers - This is a hypothetical battle for those who
It takes place south of Bastogne and pits a reinforced battalion of the 101st Airborne "Screaming Eagles" Division.
The paratroopers of the 101st have augmented their strength by commandeering some retreating units during the Battle of the Bulge.
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 SSHQ Database - Home > Dragon > 1:18   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
80020 - Panzer Grenadiers - Arnhem 1944 - Sharpshooter
80021 - Panzer Grenadiers - Arnhem 1944 - Rifleman
U.S. 101st Airborne - Normandy 1944 - Sergeant w/ Thompson SMG
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