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  British Army - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Today the Army is one of the most technologically advanced land forces in the world, and is deployed in many of the world's war zones as part of a fighting force, and in United Nations peacekeeping forces.
British Army garrison is provided by an indigenous regiment, the Royal Gibraltar Regiment, which has been on the Army regular establishment since the last British regiment left in 1991.
The British Army were deployed to Sierra Leone, a former British colony, in 1999 to aid the government in quelling violent uprisings by militiamen, under United Nations resolutions.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/British_Army   (2487 words)

  
 The Continental Army: Chapter One
A proper appreciation of that Army in the context of its own times thus requires an understanding not only of the general developments in the military art of western civilization during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, but also of the particular martial traditions and experiences of the English colonists in North America.
One consequence was that the British Army at first lagged behind the other European armies in adopting the reforms of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, but by the time of the Seven Years' War, it had adopted the major ones.
British recruiting techniques and impressment of food, quarters, and transport created other tensions: The resulting residual bitterness contributed to the growing breach between the colonies and the mother country during the following decade.
www.historycarper.com /resources/tca/chap1.htm   (8459 words)

  
 Europa: The History of the White Race :Chapter 49
The British ordered the militiamen to disperse: all but one obeyed: he fired a shot at the British troops, and with that one shot the American War of Independence was triggered (the war is also called the American Revolution).
In July 1780, a French army of 5000 men invaded Newport and ejected the British: the presence of this French army gave Washington enough military strength to attack the British army which had been moving north through Virginia, and which was now holed up in Yorktown.
The British, acting in partnership with their Amerind tribe allies, the Shawnee, launched a counter attack and captured Detroit, while on the Niagara peninsula two American armies were defeated, all in the opening months of the conflict.
www.fortunecity.com /victorian/fowles/500/hwr49.htm   (6113 words)

  
 Conductor (British Army) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Conductor (Cdr) is an appointment held by a few selected Warrant Officers Class 1 in the Royal Logistic Corps and is the most senior appointment that can be held by a warrant officer in the British Army.
The Conductor of Ordnance is mentioned in the records of the siege of Boulogne in 1544 and Conductors are mentioned several times in surviving records from the 17th century.
From 11 July 1900, Conductors were authorised to wear a crown within a laurel wreath on their lower sleeve and Sub Conductors a crown, although they did not start actually wearing these until 1901 and 1904 respectively.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Conductor_(British_Army)   (563 words)

  
 BRITISH
I used to wonder whether the British were oblivious to how this looked to the East Germans, or whether they just liked to rub it in as to who won the war.
I started to refuse it, but the British Army officer seated opposite me, and with whom I had been chatting, told me not to worry, to consider it "a treat." I made a mental note that I owe the Queen a lunch the next time I see her.
The British were capable of running their train with fewer people than required for the similar U.S. Army trains.
home.att.net /~rw.rynerson/british.htm   (606 words)

  
 Chapter 5: An Army for the War: 1777
Central to the Army's position was a recommendation to increase the infantry battalions from the 88 called for in September to a minimum of 110.
Logic indicated that the two main British armies in Canada and New York would cooperate in 1777 in a drive to capture Albany and to sever New England from the rest of the country.
Confusion and the staunch British defense of the stone Chew House robbed the attack of its momentum, and Washington withdrew.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/RevWar/ContArmy/CA-05.htm   (12884 words)

  
 Conductor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Conductor (transportation), a person who sells and checks tickets on a bus, train, etc.
Conductor (British Army), a senior Warrant Officer appointment in the Royal Logistic Corps and its predecessors
Conducting, in which a conductor leads a musical ensemble by way of visible gestures
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Conductor   (139 words)

  
 U.S. Army Bands - History: Pre-Revolutionary War
The colonists had many opportunities to hear British "Bands of Musick." Most of the 95 "regiments of foot" serving in the colonies from 1755-1783 had bands attached to them.
British Army bands and American militia bands performed concerts in all these cities.
The first mention of a military musical organization used in the connection of battle in the United States Army occurred at the celebration held after Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys captured Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775.
bands.army.mil /history/default.asp?chapter=1   (482 words)

  
 U.S. Army Bands - History: West Point
U.S. Throughout the Revolution, colonial military officers trained their men from manuals that taught British tactics, strategies, and traditions.
They quickly learned British fighting methods were unsuccessful on hills, in forests, and against Indians.
The appointment of Willis in 1817 became the date recognized by The Department of the Army Center of Military History as the beginning of the West Point Band.
bands.army.mil /history/default.asp?chapter=6   (613 words)

  
 Dungarvan Brass Band - Past Musical Directors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
McAlliser was we understand a band sergeant in the British Army who had lived in Belfast prior to coming to Dungarvan and was probably retired from the army at the time.
A British Army man, however afer five months on the job he became ill and tendered his resignation.
Under him the members made remarkable progress and such was the esteem in which the band was held that the Town Commissioners in 1897 places advertisements in the Cork, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford press, lauding the amenities of Dungarvan, including the fact that the band played on the promenade three times a week.
www.dungarvanbrassband.org /about/md_old.asp   (922 words)

  
 British Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The British Army has been deployed in Ulster under Operation Banner since 1969 in support of the RUC and now the PSNI.
Currently, under Operation Herrick, the Army maintains a battalion in Kabul and most of a brigade in the southern province of Helmand.
They were initially welcomed by the nationalist community as protectors but most eventually came to oppose their continued presence especially as a result of Operation Demetrius (internment) and the events of Bloody Sunday, when members of the Parachute Regiment shot dead 14 civilians.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/British_Army   (3705 words)

  
 Tribute to British Conductors 78 rpm Recordings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Lambert was conductor of the Vic-Wells Ballet from 1931 to 1947; he also conducted, from time to time, the Scottish Orchestra in Glasgow, the Royal Opera at Covent Garden, the BBC Symphony, the Halle and the London Philharmonic Orchestras.
His strength was in choral, romantic and British music; all these came together in The Dream of Gerontius which he conducted with the utmost conviction, as is testified in his 78 r.p.m set with the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Huddersfieid Choral Society et al., recorded in 1945.
No conductor granted his soloist in the orchestra more freedom for self-expression -albeit within the bounds of his own conceptions-and this characteristic is well to the fore.
www.classicalrecordings.org /zbritish/index.html   (5772 words)

  
 Ensemble Les Goûts-Réunis
James Aleksander Grossmith is an orchestral, choral and operatic conductor based in Glasgow in the United Kingdom.
Formerly qualified conductor in British Army, Horn player generally performing with local amateur orchestras.
American born, French trained conductor and Artistic Director of I Cantori di New York and the Monmouth Civic Chorus.
www.classicol.com /Conductor/Links.cfm?ID=1959   (385 words)

  
 Chapter 1: The Army of Observation: New England in Arms
Chapter 1: The Army of Observation: New England in Arms
The Army of Observation: New England in Arms
The New England colonists reacted to this news by raising four separate armies.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/revwar/contarmy/CA-01.htm   (8509 words)

  
 conductor - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 Sigi Stadermann (Conductor) - Short Biography
The conductor, Sigi Stadermann, received his first instructions in piano in Germany from Prof.
In 1957 he became Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Abu-Gosh — Kiryath-Yearim Music Festival and of its permanent Choir and Orchestra.
This festival was to become a major musical event in Israel, renowned for its unique presentations of orchestral, choral and chamber music and for the high standard it achieved during its fifteen years of existence (1957-1972) under Sigi Stadermann's direction.
www.bach-cantatas.com /Bio/Stadermann-Sigi.htm   (248 words)

  
 British BigBands Database Plus - Page 1 "M" Bands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Band was featured in the 1937 British film 'Penny Pool' as "Macari and his Dutch Serenaders" and as "Macari and his Dutch Accordian (sic) Serenaders" in the 1939 picture 'Music Hall Parade' (Billy Cotton's band was also featured in the film)
He was also the Pit conductor for Noel Coward's 'Pacific 1860' and 'Ace of Clubs'.
The British born son of a fl American dancer, Geoff Love developed his liking for music at a very early age.
nfo.net /brit/bm.html   (2346 words)

  
 Part 46b - Conductor RAOC, Badges of Appontment.
Part 46b - Conductor RAOC, Badges of Appontment.
It is of special interest that the appointments of 'Academy Serjeant Major' (Sandhurst or Woolwich) or 'Garrison Serjeant Major London District' did not exist, or were not held in such high regard as they are today.
These are the style of badges worn during W.W.1 by Conductors AOC.
homepage.ntlworld.com /mike.comerford/ORDNANCE/46b.htm   (263 words)

  
 Junior Leaders Battalion - Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Junior Leaders Battalion - Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Honourable and Ancient Appointment of Conductor RAOC and RLC
History and Insignia of the British Army Ordnance Services
www.juniorleadersraoc.co.uk /links.htm   (35 words)

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