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By P. D. Griffin

The present-day regiments of the British military, many courting again to the 17th century, have lengthy and exotic histories. Campaigns in battle and peace internationally, from Flanders to the North West Frontier and from Spain to New Zealand, are nonetheless celebrated in regimental customs and conflict honors. because the first version of this booklet, there were dramatic cuts in security spending and complete position adjustments for lots of of the Army's oldest regiments. A reappraisal of the makeup and traditions of the Army's uncomplicated development blocks, its regiments, is for that reason well timed. The regiments and corps of the British military, many holding conventional titles reminiscent of Dragoon Guards, Hussars, Lancers and Fusiliers, are thought of so as of priority. information given for every regiment comprise insignia, conflict honors, anniversaries, customs, mascots, gown differences, marches, nicknames, headquarters and recruiting components. furthermore, there's a 'family tree' for every regiment, exhibiting its lineage considering the fact that its unique beginning. a big variety of colour and black & white images illustrate key moments in each one regiment's background and its present actions around the globe.

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