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  South-East Asian Theatre of World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Imperial Japanese Army Unit controlling all army land and air units was the Southern Expeditionary Army headquartered in Saigon, Indochina.
Two major British warships, HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales were sunk by a Japanese air attack off Malaya on December 10, 1941.
BURMA 1944-1945 Qualification: For operations during the 14th Army's advance from Imphal to Rangoon, the coastal amphibious assaults, and the Battle of Pegu Yomas, August 1944 to August 1945.
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 Scenario Detail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Army Group Centre (Field-Marshal von Kluge, commander): The Stavka is expecting the summer German offensive to aim at Moscow, refighting operation “Typhoon”.
Army Group South (Field-Marshal von Bock, commander): As the scenario begins, a poorly-planned and executed Soviet offensive in the direction of Kharkov and Dnepropetrovsk is just reaching its point of diminishing returns.
German field armies in AGN and AGC are organized into rigid corps formations to reflect the relatively static nature of the war there: AGS armies are organized into single formations to permit maximum flexibility for an offensive-minded army group — allowing you to easily mix-and-match your corps.
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 germanfall.html
The most spectacular advances were made by the American armoured units of the 9th Army, in Montgomery's group, and by the 1st and 3rd armies in Bradley's group.
British and American troops were already deep in the Russian area, and would have to be withdrawn once the fighting was over.
Meanwhile, Patton's 3rd Army was allowed to slash its way down the Danube Valley and across the mountains into Czechoslovakia, while Devers' group continued its advance to the line of the Alps and the Brenner Pass.
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 PARAMETERS, US Army War College Quarterly - Spring 1999
Army Groups North and Center advanced north of the vast Pripet Marshes toward Leningrad and Moscow, while Army Group South struck south of the Pripet toward Kiev and the Ukraine.
Army Group South attacked with three field armies and one panzer group, its objective to seize Kiev and advance to the Don and the Crimea.[9] Two weak Romanian armies supported the army group.
Army Group South comprised the 6th, 11th, and 17th armies under Colonel Generals Reichenau, Von Schobert, and Von Stulpnagel, and 1st Panzer Group, commanded by Colonel General von Kleist.
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 World War 2 - Timelines - War in Europe - Eastern Europe - 1941
Army Group Centre's Panzer Groups meet to the east of Minsk, capturing the city and trapping 27 Red Army divisions in a pocket to the west.
Army Group Centre encircles Smolensk, along with a large body of Russians to the west of the City.
Army Group North surrounds and destroys the Soviet forces in the area of Velikije Luki.
www.worldwar-2.net /timelines/war-in-europe/eastern-europe/eastern-europe-index-1941.htm   (3792 words)

  
 British Army - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal
The British Army is the land armed forces of the United Kingdom.
Before the English Civil War, the army was raised as required by the King, who would warrant gentlemen to raise companies, this being a direct throwback to the feudal concept of fief where a lord had to raise a certain quota of knights, men at arms[?] and yeomanry[?].
The oldest surviving regiment in the British Army is the Honourable Artillery Company (given a royal charter in 1537), now a Territorial Army[?] unit.
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The Home Army is under the nominal control of the Polish government in exile in London and opponents of the communist backed army of exile.
All of the Allied armies in France are in headlong advances, chasing the shattered remnants of the German army across France.
Fuel reserves to the US 3rd Army are becoming critical, but Patton orders his armored spearheads to continue the advance east and when they run out of gas, they are to abandon their tanks and continue the attack on foot.
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Elements of the British 21st Army Group cross the Belgium-French border.
Elements of the British 8th Army completes the seizure of the Gemmano Rigde with the capture of Zollara and continues to advance toward the Marano River.
However, one British battalion was able to establish a perimeter on the north side of the Arnhem bridge.
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 BAOR
BAOR was the main peacetime element of the British Army from the end of the Second World War until 1994, with the bulk of the Army based in Germany prepared to counter aggressive Soviet armoured attacks.
BAOR was disbanded on 28th October 1994 with the Prince of Wales paying final tribute to the Army, as a parade of soldiers from the Queen's Dragoon Guards and the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment lifted their caps and roared three cheers for the Prince as he took the last salute from the troops.
As well as the members of the Armed Forces, there was also a British civilian presence in Germany with spouses and families living in dozens of small British townships, with their streets named after members of the Royal family and they were sprawled across the northern plains and the fringes of the Ruhr.
www.britains-smallwars.com /Cold-war/BAOR.htm   (1096 words)

  
 Introduction - June to September 1944   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Following a co-ordinated offensive, in which the British 21st Army Group attacked in the east to draw in the German armoured reserves, the 12th US Army Group succeeded in breaking through the German line in the west on the 31st July.
With the 1st Canadian and 2nd British Armies attacking them from the north, the Americans proceeded to encircle the German 7th Army from the south, trapping and cutting it to pieces in the Falaise Pocket.
Field Marshal Montgomery, commanding the 21st Army Group, of which the 2nd British Army was a part, felt that with Oberbefelshaber West in such disarray, priority of supplies should be given to a single army to enact a plan that would deal the enemy a decisive blow and quickly end the War.
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 CROSS-CHANNEL ATTACK (VIII)
Two of the first groups on the scene, portions of Company A of the 505th and a group mostly of the 507th Parachute Infantry under Lt. John H. Wisner, had tried to rush the bridge in the early morning but were repulsed by machine gun fire.
Among the groups of scared, tired riflemen huddled along the beach were a few intrepid leaders-officers, noncoms, and privates on whose individual backs the big responsibility at the moment lay.
The command group of General Cota was established shortly after 0830 near the crest of the hill and began the task of reorganizing disordered units.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/wwii/7-4/7-4_8.HTM   (22661 words)

  
 Subject Bibliography: Military History (098)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Covers United States Army action in Korea from the outbreak of the war to the full-scale intervention of the Chinese Communists in November 1950.
Describes the United States Army advisory effort to the South Vietnamese armed forces during the period when the United States commitment in Southeast Asia was at its peak.
Shows the Army headquarters of World War II as a complicated organization with functions ranging from the immediate supervision of tactical operations to long-range operational planning and sustained support of frontline units.
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 World War II Plus 55 - July 5th - July 11th , 1942
British Bedford and Leyland army lorries are not much of an improvement, but they have only a 70-mile trip from Alexandria to El Alamein.
Army Group A's 1st Panzer an 17th Armies will streak on toward Rostov and the Caucasus, while Army Group B's 4th Panzer Army and 6th Army will head for Stalingrad.
A classic espionage chase ensues in Cairo, with the British ultimately triumphing, with the help of a Zionist bar girl who seduces the German, finding out that the agent's code is based on words and phrases in the Daphne Du Maurier novel "Rebecca." The British are able to use the code to their own advantage.
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British Field Marshall and World War II hero after defeating the Germans under Rommel at the Battle of Alamein.
December 11th I wish to thank you and the workmates for the kind message of congratulations you sent to myself and the men of the Eighth Army.
Early December found the Eighth Army engaged in the "Sangro Offensive." The goal of the attack was to break the Gustav Line, the Germans' winter rearguard for Rome, by crossing the Sangro River, drive northward to the town of Pescara, and capture the east-west highway to Rome.
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 Achtung Panzer! - Erich von Manstein!
In late July, 11th Army was ordered northwards to join the Army Group North andin August of 1942, von Manstein was once again in charge of forces attacking the city of Leningrad.
In November, Erich von Manstein received the command of newly formed Army Group Don, which was made up of Hoth's 4th Panzer Army (with its part trapped in Stalingrad), Paulus's 6th Army (entirely trapped in Stalingrad) and 3rd Romanian Army.
In February of 1943, Erich von Manstein received the command of Army Group South (made up of Army Group Don and Army Group A)and recaptured the city of Kharkov on March 15th followed by Belgorod, after one of the most successful German offensives of the war.
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 Heer Knight Cross to the Iron Cross recipients
In September 1941 von Manstein was given command of the 11th Army (Army Group South) after its commander, Colonel-General Ritter von Schobert, landed in a mine field killing both him and his pilot.
Following this success, his army was called north to once again aid in the siege and conquest of Leningrad, but the OKW would have a different path for von Manstein.
Still in command of Army Group South, von Manstein achieved a great victory at Kharkov in March 1943, for which he was presented with the Oak Leaves to the Knights Cross on March 14ht.
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 Objective: Guam
On 31 January marines and army troops invaded Kwajalein, an atoll in the center of the group.
Reinforcing the reef barrier along all the northern shore are high cliffs, rising sheer from the reef shelf or the narrow beach to heights of 600 feet.
After the invasion of Kwajalein the III Amphibious Corps C-2 learned that the Japanese were transferring army troops from Manchukuo to Guam to reinforce the 54th Keibitai, nucleus of the naval units in complete charge of the island's defense (Map No. 5).
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/wwii/guam/guam77-objective.htm   (5042 words)

  
 South-East Asian Theatre of World War II - Biocrawler definition:South-East Asian Theatre of World War II - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
India Command under General Sir Archibald Wavell the Commander-in-Chief (CinC) of the Army of India and the Far East Command under Air Chief Marshal Robert Brooke-Popham and then from December 23, 1941 by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Royds Pownall.
A month after the outbreak of war with Japan on December 7, 1941, the Allied governments appointed the British Commander-in-Chief (CinC) of the Army of India, General Sir Archibald Wavell, as supreme allied commander of all "American-British-Dutch-Australian" (ABDA) forces in South East Asia and the Pacific, from Burma to the Dutch East Indies.
Japanese forces met stiff resistance from III Corps of the Indian Army, the Australian 8th Division and British units in Malaya, but Japan's superiority in air power, tanks and infantry tactics drove the Allied units back.
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 British Army of the Rhine and 21st Army Group [UK]
NATO's Northern Army Group (NORTHAG) formed with BAOR as its main element and C-in-C BAOR always as its C-in-C; BAOR ceased to by an occupation force and became responsible for the northern front from Hamburg to Kassel in the event of a Soviet invasion
This sign was continued in 1945 when HQ converted to British Army of the Rhine.
British Army of the Rhine, by Pete Feeney.
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 TheTexts.com Text Resources, Online Library, References, Free Encyclopedias, eBooks, Dictionary, Web Publishing, Net ...
British Committee for the Restitution of the Parthenon Marbles
British First Army order of battle, 20 April 1943
British First Army order of battle, 4 May 1943
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 Third United States Army - CFLCC Today Photos
CENTRAL IRAQ (April 9, 2003) - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Henriquez of the 82nd Airborne Division hands a box of humanitarian aide rations to a local child in central Iraq April 5.
CENTRAL IRAQ (April 9, 2003) - A U.S. Army soldier of the 82nd Airborne Division distributes humanitarian aide rations to local civilians of central Iraq, April 5.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer and various Civil Affairs units are deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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 ArmySteve
There are a few other places to discuss Army issues online, but not as many as you might expect, especially with as much attention as the military is getting these days.
When a group claimed responsibility on the website for the attacks on the 7th of July, they talked about British policy not just in Iraq, but in Afghanistan.
ArmyTimes reports the Army's decision to award a combat badge to all soldiers who were actively engaged by or engaging the enemy since September 18th, 2001, when the Global War on Terror began.
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 ww1map - turn 12
Although the focus of military operations is on the East, Western army group continuously keeps our ancient enemies at their feet.
Our air army, still inferior in number but superior in ther bravery, fought against Entante fighters and bombers and we must honor them as our saviours as they made some of outstanding successes, as on June 7th and June 11th.
It was noted that they intercepted lightly escorted British liner with more then 7 tons of gold in her hatches.
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 Lyman L. Lemnitzer, General, United States Army
In 1940, on graduating from the Army War College, he was assigned to staff duty with Coast Artillery units in the South.
From November 1945-August 1947, he was the Army Member of the Strategic Survey Committee of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and then Deputy Commandant of the National War College until October 1949.
In March 1955 he was appointed Commander of U.S. Army Forces in the Far East and of the 8th Army, with the rank of General, and in June became Commander of the Far East Command and of the United Nations Command and Governor of Ryuku Island.
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 Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog: May 2004
It seems that the prominent Greenie James Lovelock has called upon his fellow members of the environmental left to abandon their opposition to nuclear power.
It is perhaps better to understand why he is able to mobilize groups like this by seeing him as a mafia leader who is just sacrificing his own people in a mad last plunge to grab onto power.
Sadr and his Mahdi Army militia are occupiers of those cities, and are insulting the most sacred sites of Shia Islam daily in their actions.
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 The Newest 'British Invation,' The Salvation Army Hendon Corps Band, Conquers The West   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The London, England Hendon Corps Band, described by The Salvation Army as “one of the top two corps bands in the world,” will be sweeping across the west coast beginning March 18.
And although the band has evolved dramatically from the eight original members of the late 1800’s to the forty plus group of today, its purpose in proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ through its music remains the same.
However, all are members of the Salvation Army who have dedicated their musical talents for the service of God.
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 British Army
The information used in this order of battle is taken from many sources, including the British Army's website, Soldier Magazine, Andrew Dunford's former British Army website (Andrew, where have you gone!?), and help from many others.
However with the constant ever-changing nature of the British Army, it may not always contain the latest information.
11th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment, RLC (Didcot, Oxfordshire, England)
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 Jungle Operations Training Center and the History of Jungle Warfare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
JOTC was the U.S. Army's training center for light infantry and special operations units from 1953 to 1999.
Top Army maintenance units receive DA award (1997)
The British School of Infantry - Jungle Warfare Instructor
www.junglefighter.panamanow.net   (271 words)

  
 Juno Beach Centre - Canadian Army units in Normandy from July 1944
Juno Beach Centre - Canadian Army units in Normandy from July 1944
Canadian Army units in Normandy from July 1944
Supporting units from the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps.
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