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Home Guard (United Kingdom) (12,259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article

The Home Guard (initially Local Defence Volunteers or LDV) was an armed citizen militia supporting the British Army during the Second World War. Operational
Confederate Home Guard (1,179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Home Guard was any of several loosely organized militias in various states that were under the direction and authority of the Confederate States of
Swedish Army (2,809 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
supports the Home Guard in Dalarna County Dalarna Battalion (17. hvbat), in Falun Gävleborgsgruppen (GABG), trains and supports the Home Guard in Gävleborg
Home Guard (Denmark) (1,936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
tension and war will the Danish Defence Command (VFK) assume command over the Home Guard. The Danish Home Guard is jointly headed by Major General Jens Garly
List of flags of Norway (638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
General of the Air Force The Home Guard uses the same rank flags as the Army. Flag of the Inspector General of the Home Guard These flags are no longer
Ustashe Militia (2,338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Croatian Home Guard, navy and air force. It amalgamated with the Home Guard in December 1944 – January 1945 to form the Croatian Armed Forces (Hrvatske
Danish Defence (3,075 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consisting of both fixed-wing and rotary aircraft. The Defence also include the Home Guard. Under the Danish Defence Law the Minister of Defence serves as the
Home Guard Command (Denmark) (211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Ministry of Defence. The Home Guard is a volunteer military organization offering a permanent state of readiness. The task of the Home Guard is to support the
Home Guard (Sweden) (3,909 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Home Guard – National Security Forces (Swedish: Hemvärnet – Nationella skyddsstyrkorna) is a military reserve force of the Swedish Armed Forces. It
Norwegian Home Guard (945 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ideally[citation needed] suited for guerrilla warfare, sabotage, ambushes. The Home Guard has a peacetime personnel number of 1,200. On high readiness, there
Home Guard (Union) (687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In the American Civil War the Home Guard or Home Guards were local militia raised from Union loyalists. In Missouri after the start of the Civil War there
1945 Prime Minister's Resignation Honours (610 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the newly inaugurated Defence Medal, intended to honour members of the Home Guard, Civil Defence, and troops serving in non-operational areas. However
Dad's Army (1971 film) (1,294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
early episodes of the television series. The film tells the story of the Home Guard platoon's formation and their subsequent endeavours at a training exercise
Norwegian Armed Forces (1,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which includes the Coast Guard, the Royal Norwegian Air Force, and the Home Guard, as well as several joint departments. The military force in peace time
Croatian Home Guard (World War II) (2,415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
inroads into the Home Guard than Serb-dominated Chetniks. A year later, this manifested in Croatian Partisan commanders referring to the Home Guard as their
Tom Wintringham (1,748 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
journalist, poet, Marxist, politician and author. He was a supporter of the Home Guard during the Second World War and was one of the founders of the Common
Armadillo armoured fighting vehicle (963 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Armadillos were used by the RAF Regiment to protect aerodromes and by the Home Guard. With the Fall of France in July 1940, the Germans threatened to invade
Chief of Defence (Denmark) (296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
is directly under the Ministry of Defence, only in times of war will the Home Guard Command be transferred to the Defence Command, and thus come under the
Northover Projector (1,276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
available weaponry was diverted to the regular British Army, leaving the Home Guard short on supplies, particularly anti-tank weaponry. The Northover Projector
Walmington-on-Sea (668 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the adventures and misadventures of members of a fictional platoon of the Home Guard, a volunteer army formed from those ineligible for conscription by age
Yokusan Sonendan (412 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
military training. Their responsibilities included forming part of the home guard to assist in matters of civil defense under the direction of official
Sri Lanka Civil Security Force (766 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Security Department is Chandrarathne Pallegama. The activities relating to the Home Guard Service were established under the Mobilization of Supplementary Force
Swedish Armed Forces (3,597 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Force and the Swedish Navy, with addition of a military reserve force, the Home Guard. Since 1994, all the Swedish armed services are organized within a single
Auxiliaries (2,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
FFK), an auxiliary of the Home Guard Voluntary Radio Organisation (Frivilliga radioorganisationen), an auxiliary of the Home Guard National Federation of
Jakljan (238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
males had been recovered. The remains were buried in a joint grave at the Home Guard cemetery in Dubrovnik on 1 March 2013. Daksa Duplančić Leder, Tea; Ujević
Bertie Hill (102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
February 1927 – 5 August 2005) was a British equestrian. After serving in the Home Guard during the Second World War, Hill became an amateur jockey in point-to-point
Bison concrete armoured lorry (1,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) to protect aerodromes and by the Home Guard. They acquired the generic name "Bison" from their main manufacturer
Lesser Hampden (508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hampden was commandeered by the British Government to serve as a base for the Home Guard. There were proposals to convert the site back to agriculture if there
List of Dad's Army characters (7,164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
underhand tactics allowed Mainwaring's platoon to triumph over rivals in the Home Guard, Army and ARP. He irritated Mainwaring with his penchant for making
British anti-invasion preparations of the Second World War (11,454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
France, and 1.5 million men were enrolled as part-time soldiers in the Home Guard. The rapid construction of field fortifications transformed much of
Captain Mainwaring (3,710 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
snobbery work against him, as he is frequently dependent on those in the Home Guard that he considers beneath him, such as Sergeant Wilson, his chief clerk
Smith Gun (1,534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
available weaponry was diverted to the regular British Army, leaving the Home Guard short on supplies, particularly anti-tank weaponry. The Smith Gun was
Home Guard (New Zealand) (363 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Home Guard was a wartime armed service during World War II that was established with the primary objective of defending New Zealand from the threat
Cold Mountain (novel) (1,495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
gives them away to the Home Guard. They are put into a group of other captured prisoners and march for days before the Home Guard decides to simply shoot
Muhamed Hadžiefendić (890 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hadžiefendić (January 1898 – 2 October 1943) was a Bosnian Muslim officer in the Home Guard of the Independent State of Croatia during World War II, commanding
Green Lane Cemetery, Farnham (374 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was reinterred in the plot here. Buried nearby is Lt Ernest Lyford of the Home Guard who was accidentally killed in 1943 aged 55 while training with bombs
Westdene (620 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have originated in St Paul's Cathedral. In World War II it was used by the Home Guard as a lookout post. Waterhill Mill was awarded Grade II listed status
Bill Wainwright (195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Communist League and editor of Challenge, its newspaper. He joined the Home Guard during World War II while producing publicity for the CPGB, then after
Værnes Air Station (2,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of a C-5 Galaxy and barracks to house 1,200 soldiers. It also serves the Home Guard, including its training center and the headquarters of the Trøndelag
Long Service Awards (Denmark) (1,136 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
may be awarded to any member of the Home Guard who at the Home Guard 50th anniversary had been a member of the Home Guard for 50 years (i.e. from its creation)
Alfred Joseph Richards (297 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the army as unfit for further service. Despite this he served in the Home Guard during World War II as a provost sergeant. He is buried in Putney Vale
Sam King (452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cancelled after the outbreak of World War II. During the war, he served in the Home Guard before returning to professional golf in 1946. King became the head
Blacker Bombard (1,753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
weapons that were available were allocated to the British Army, and the Home Guard was forced to supplement the meagre amount of outdated weapons and ammunition
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (2,845 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Major-General Clive Wynne-Candy (Roger Livesey) is a senior commander in the Home Guard during the Second World War. Before a training exercise, he is "captured"
Zafara, Žužemberk (287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
burned down by the Partisans in 1944 after it had been used by the Home Guard. The Home Guard troops had entrenched themselves there on 23 April 1944 together
Charles Graham Robertson (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gun, having exhausted his ammunition. He served in World War II in the Home Guard. His Victoria Cross is displayed at the Royal Fusiliers Museum in the
Zafara, Žužemberk (287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
burned down by the Partisans in 1944 after it had been used by the Home Guard. The Home Guard troops had entrenched themselves there on 23 April 1944 together
Defence Medal (United Kingdom) (2,617 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Medal was awarded for non-operational service in the Armed Forces, the Home Guard, the Civil Defence Service and other approved civilian services during
Sergeant Wilson (1,997 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during the First World War. Captain Mainwaring, Wilson's senior in the Home Guard and in the bank, envies and resents Wilson's privileged background and
Gandy Goose (471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
joined the US Army in 1941 in the cartoon "Flying Fever" and also in "The Home Guard." Gandy Goose appeared in a total of 48 cartoons, the last being Barnyard
SIG MKMO (704 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
approximately 282 of the original MKMO variant, which were used by the home guard, supply units and coastal defense forces in the Continuation War. The
No. 76 special incendiary grenade (705 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
preferably underwater and certainly never in a house. Mainly issued to the Home Guard as an anti-tank weapon, it was produced in vast numbers; by August 1941
Knights of Madness (460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
order to celebrate Saint George's Day. After a vote, it is decided that the Home Guard and the ARP will share the grand finale. Both Mainwaring and Hodges
John Thomas Davies (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prisoner after the action. During World War II, he was a Captain in the Home Guard. He was buried in St. Helens Borough Cemetery, Lancashire, England.
Standard Beaverette (629 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
yards [30.00 ft (9.14 m)] back". The Beaverette was extensively used by the Home Guard (United Kingdom), British Army and RAF Regiment for home defence service
Auxiliary Units (2,135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Units answered to GHQ Home Forces but were legally an integral part of the Home Guard. Churchill appointed Colonel Colin Gubbins to found the Auxiliary Units
Coole Pilate (1,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Canal still remain near Austin's Bridge. The parish had a platoon in the Home Guard during the Second World War, which guarded the canal bridges and reinforced
List of Dad's Army episodes (848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dad's Army is a British sitcom about the Home Guard during the Second World War, produced by David Croft, and written by David Croft and Jimmy Perry. Set
Sticky bomb (4,188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
approximately 2.5 million were produced. It was primarily issued to the Home Guard, but was also used by British and Commonwealth forces in North Africa
Hubert William Lewis (2,003 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
foreman for an ice company at the site for over 40 years. He served in the Home Guard during the Second World War. Prior to his death in 1977, he was the
373rd (Croatian) Infantry Division (Wehrmacht) (3,483 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
during World War II. It was formed in June 1943 using a brigade from the Home Guard of the Independent State of Croatia (Croatian: Nezavisna Država Hrvatska
Geoffrey Lumsden (276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Square in Dad's Army, the pompous commander of the Eastgate platoon of the Home Guard who was a rival of Captain Mainwaring. Other TV appearances included
Jimmy Perry (2,356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his father taking over the shop of an uncle. In Watford, he served in the Home Guard, which he joined in 1940, and became involved in amateur dramatics.
A. Scott Anderson (134 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1963-1966. Anderson, who was too old for military service, served in the Home Guard during World War II. In 1960, Anderson left the law firm of Bowles,
Battle of Newton (1,825 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the home guard before they could do any damage. Sanders reported three dead and five wounded, while no casualties were reported among the home guard troops
Ulster Defence Volunteers (929 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
perform the role of the Home Guard in Northern Ireland during World War II. The UDV was recruited following the formation of the Home Guard in Britain around
Home Guard (India) (1,051 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Normal tenure of membership in Home Guards is three to five years. The Home Guard was originally raised in the erstwhile Bombay Province in 1946. Apart
Bill Sketoe (2,432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hired a substitute to serve in his place (according to the story), the Home Guard refused to believe him, and Breare decided to hang him as a deserter
Rank insignia of the Austro-Hungarian armed forces (1,988 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
in the home guard (de: Landwehr) silver color buttons Military construction engineers: in the Common Army – silver color buttons; in the home guard golden
We Know Our Onions (1,017 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
next exercise is using the Smith Gun (an artillery piece unique to the Home Guard) to repel an assault by Ramsey's regular troops. The ammunition for
Slovene Partisans (3,082 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Home Guard, a year after in summer 1943 there was unchanged number, i.e. 5,300 Slovene partisans, but the number of members of the Home Guard increased
Z Battery (1,030 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
From early 1942, the manning of Z Batteries began to be transferred to the Home Guard, as the equipment was comparatively simple to operate and the rounds
List of Dad's Army books and memorabilia (1,215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
annual), games, puzzles and historical information about World War II and the Home Guard. Photographs in the 1973 Annual were mainly from the film, with photographs
My British Buddy (866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
American troops will be arriving in Walmington-on-Sea within the week, and the Home Guard intend to treat them to a traditional British welcome. It is Lance Corporal
London Letters (1,872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
popular press; current British writing; the morale of the regular army; the Home Guard; Labour Party politicians; the amount of democracy and civil liberties;
Joseph Hunkin (bishop) (443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
un bugel" (Cornish for "One flock, one shepherd") and enlisted in the Home Guard during the Second World War. A keen gardener, he was commemorated by
Colin Gubbins (1,852 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
setting up the secret Auxiliary Units, a commando force based around the Home Guard, to operate on the flanks and to the rear of German lines if the United
Chief of Home Guard (424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
directly subordinate to the Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces. The Home Guard function and its development are the responsibility of the Chief of
Allied technological cooperation during World War II (2,409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
found in the quickly improvised Local Defence Volunteers, later renamed the Home Guard, who were forced to train with broom handles and makeshift pikes using
Jack McCann (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Association. He became an engineer and diesel engine fitter and served with the Home Guard during World War II. He was elected a councillor on Eccles Borough Council
Terningmoen (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(First two months of service) Norwegian Home Guard HV-05 (district 5 of the Home Guard) Norwegian Military Academy (The first year) Some TRADOK-units (Norwegian
Furir (502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
K1, NBG]. Other holders of the rank are the deputy team-leaders of the Home Guard. In Sweden, the rank corresponds to Lance Corporal in the USMC and the
Military museums in Denmark (170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Military of Denmark, which comprises: The Army the Air Force The Navy The Home Guard The following museums show exhibitions on the Army: The Royal Danish
National Service Medal (Norway) (95 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
completion of mandatory military service (usually one year, six months for the Home Guard). The medal exists in four versions, one for each branch of service
Yank Levy (4,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
involved in the establishment of an unofficial training school for the Home Guard at Osterley Park. The school was funded in part by Wendell Endicott
Son of a Witch (5,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the streets of the Emerald City for a time, Liir manages to enlist in the Home Guard. After a number of years in the service, his and three other companies
June 1941 uprising in eastern Herzegovina (6,573 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Trebinje in eastern Herzegovina. The NDH began to mobilise soldiers for the Home Guard, with six battalions identified to join Adriatic Command. The battalions
No. 73 grenade (909 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
anti-tank weapons had to be developed to equip the British Army and the Home Guard with the means to repel German armoured vehicles. Many of these were
Harry Laurent (1,687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recalled to active duty during the Second World War and was involved in the Home Guard. He was the last surviving New Zealand VC winner of the First World
Milorg (750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chief of Vestfold, who for years after the war, served as a private in the Home Guard Council position "R1": Ole Berg, replaced by Olaf Helset, replaced by
Molotov cocktail (3,644 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
preferably underwater and certainly never in a house. Mainly issued to the Home Guard as an anti-tank weapon, it was produced in vast numbers; by August 1941
Royal Guards (Sweden) (416 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
rotated by all serving regular and reserve armed forces, including the Home Guard. However, these detachments only serve for about 5–7 days in each rotation
No. 68 AT grenade (227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Weapons of World War II - Arms & Armour Press - 1977 - ISBN 0-85368-281-X The Home Guard Pocket Manual, by Capt. A. Southworth, M.B.E., p49-50: description of
Unrotated projectile (735 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
successfully deployed in the anti-aircraft Z Batteries which were operated by the Home Guard and was the basis of the RP-3 air-to-surface rocket and the Mattress
No 77 grenade (281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as an anti-personnel, incendiary weapon. As well as being issued to the Home Guard, the No. 77 grenade was issued to the British army. This grenade was
Thomas Henry Garry (183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Colony (later Yorkton, Saskatchewan) the following year. Garry served in the Home Guard during the North-West Rebellion of 1885. He worked at a nearby grist
Alexander Godley (4,833 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
retirement in 1933. During the Second World War he commanded a platoon of the Home Guard. He died in 1957 at the age of 90. Alexander Godley was born at Gillingham
Joseph Benjamin Prince (220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Battleford in 1898. In 1887, he married Ernestine Brassard. Prince served in the Home Guard during the North-West Rebellion. He was mayor of Battleford from 1907
Battle of Cole Camp (1,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
barn where a portion of the Home Guard were and delivered a volley into the shocked men. However, a company of the Home Guard under Captain Elsinger was
John Langdon-Davies (2,266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
international organisation called Plan. He was awarded the MBE for services to the Home Guard. Author of books on military, scientific, historical and Spanish (including
Kikuyu Home Guard (862 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
give the Home Guard the appearance of being a Kikuyu-led initiative. Officially sanctioned by the colonial government, at its peak, in 1954, the Home Guard
Dad's Army (disambiguation) (83 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a British television sitcom, which ran from 1968 until 1977, about the Home Guard in the Second World War. Dad's Army may also refer to: Dad's Army (1971
HV-016 (981 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HV-016 is a former military unit of Norway, that was a part of the Home Guard. It was established after 1985 to "stop terror- or sabotage actions that
Timeline of the United Kingdom home front during World War II (2,961 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Local Defence Volunteers (LDV) militia - renamed on 23 July the Home Guard. 22 May 1940 The Emergency Powers (Defence) Act 1940 is passed, granting
The Test (Dad's Army) (1,987 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
platoon take up their positions. The wardens score 152 for 4 wickets. The Home Guard then go on to make 156 for 9, thus winning the match by 1 wicket. From
The Deadly Attachment (1,313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have been picked up by a fishing boat and taken to Walmington-on-Sea. The Home Guard unit is to be responsible for providing security until the proper military
George Kinnear (842 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
riots, he was one of the founders of the Home Guard, and served as its Captain, its highest officer. The Home Guard joined the Seattle Rifles, the University
Normanton Spring (212 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
uk. History of the Manor and Parish of Beighton - T.L Platts (1985) "BBC - WW2 People's War - The Home Guard at Birley East Colliery". www.bbc.co.uk.
New Zealand War Service Medal (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the New Zealand armed forces, the National Military Reserve and the Home Guard, as well as the New Zealand Merchant Navy and Naval Auxiliary Patrol
Wake Up Walmington (325 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
talk of "blowing up an aerodrome", the frightened locals send out for the Home Guard. With Mainwaring's platoon being obviously absent from their post, the
George Thomas Dorrell (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
brevet lieutenant colonel, Dorrell served as a company commander in the Home Guard during World War II. His Victoria Cross is displayed at the Imperial
Major general (2,861 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
air force, army, and navy. In the Norwegian Army, the Air Force and the Home Guard, generalmajor is the lowest general officer rank, equivalent to kontreadmiral
Roland Penrose (1,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
volunteered as an air raid warden and then taught military camouflage at the Home Guard training centre at Osterley Park. This led to Penrose's commission as
Nottingham Blitz (615 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
injured. At the Co-op bakery on Meadow Lane, 49 employees and members of the Home Guard were killed, and 20 others injured. At University College, 45 people
Sywell Aviation Museum (718 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
train, an Anderson shelter, wartime kitchen and extensive display on The Home Guard The Main Hall - displays archaeological remains from Vickers Wellington
Hawkins grenade (1,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
anti-tank weapons had to be developed to equip the British Army and the Home Guard with the means to repel German armoured vehicles. Many of these were
Could You Please Oblige Us with a Bren Gun? (342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that the units of the Home Guard, the very last line of defence, were quite unlikely to get one. As a result, members of the Home Guard often had to make
Battle of Athens State Historic Site (363 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attacked on August 5, 1861. Despite being outnumbered by more than 3-to-1, the Home Guard emerged victorious. A small action when compared to other battles, with
Ralph Eastwood (727 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
appointed to the new post of Inspector-General of the Home Guard, becoming Director-General of the Home Guard with the rank of lieutenant general in November
Mački (418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World War, several houses in the village were burned. On 8 May 1944 the Home Guard unexpectedly attacked the Velike Lašče command post in Mački. Twelve
Arkansas State Guard (1,120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as the Home Guard. The first units was created in September 1917 and would grow to strength of 64 companies. Following the end of the war, the Home Guard
Missouri State Defense Force (1,064 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
States' entrance into World War I, the United States Congress passed the Home Guard Act of 1917, which allowed the states to create home guards, which could
Improvised fighting vehicle (907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Europe, where they were used for sabotage missions behind enemy lines. The Home Guard, an armed citizen militia of the British Army as a form of invasion
George Orwell (21,345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
involved in war activities by joining the Home Guard. He shared Tom Wintringham's socialist vision for the Home Guard as a revolutionary People's Militia
Joe Maddison's War (169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War I veteran Joe Maddison (played by Kevin Whately) who serves in the Home Guard during the Blitz while his son and son-in-law are enlisted for oversea
Delaware State Guard (1,498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Home Guard was the only military force under Delaware’s control until the reformation of the Delaware National Guard and dismissal of the Home Guard
Kansas State Guard (1,412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
simultaneously created by executive order on February 15, 1918. As the Home Guard was dissolved, the Kansas State Guard was officially created by executive
John French, 2nd Earl of Ypres (152 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
22 May 1925. During the Second World War he commanded a battalion of the Home Guard. He was succeeded by his son John. "Earl of Ypres". New York Times.
Driskill Mountain (361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Driskill Mountain. During the American Civil War, Driskill served in the Home Guard. His eldest son, William B. Driskill, was killed in action at the Battle
Maurice Brownlie (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War he served in No. 4 Squadron, Independent Mounted Rifles, part of the Home Guard, from 1940. Brownlie died in Gisborne on 21 January 1957, and was buried
Södermanland Regiment (armoured) (1,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
military. Its life company was transferred to the Södermanland Group of the Home Guard, making the Södermanland Group the only Home Guard unit with such a
Pike (weapon) (4,312 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
an almost universal feeling of anger and disgust from the ranks of the Home Guard, demoralised the men and led to questions being asked in both Houses
Dad's Army Museum (432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Uniform worn by Lance-Corporal Jones in the series, and others worn by the Home Guard. In December 2012, the museum bought the original Ford BB van used as
Elmdon, West Midlands (632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
itself was sold to Solihull Council, who initially used it to house the Home Guard, and demolished it in 1956. Two stone eagles which once topped the gateposts
Bernard Mouat Jones (236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Leeds. This included the Second World War, in which he also served in the Home Guard and for six months was in charge of the chemical warfare establishment
Roy Wetterstad (402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Progress Party in Buskerud, from 1987 to 1993. He also entered the Home Guard. He was a member of Kongsberg municipal council from 1983 to 1988. From
Hervey Rhodes, Baron Rhodes (594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to stand for "Look, Duck & Vanish". The name was quickly changed to the Home Guard and within a few weeks was equipped with rifles, army pattern khaki
Elvebakken (126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shore of the fjord. Until 2005, Elvebakken was the headquarters of the Home Guard District 17. Elvebakken Church is located in this part of the town.
Never Too Old (586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fight for their freedom. Wilson suggests that they make a toast to the Home Guard. Mainwaring agrees and the platoon raise their glasses as they turn
Ring Dem Bells (603 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
being a quisling. The landlord telephones Walmington-on-Sea to tell the Home Guard that Nazis are heading that way. Unfortunately, the telephone is answered
Försvarsmusiken (162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Corps and the Royal Swedish Navy Band in Karlskrona and the 25 bands of the Home Guard. Försvarsmusiken serves the Royal Court, Armed Forces and the Government
Rejimen Askar Wataniah (2,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Communist Terrorists diminished, the Home Guard was disbanded. However, many of the members of the Home Guard wished to continue their voluntary service
The Captain's Car (560 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
especially after lunch". There is a lot of argument between the Wardens and the Home Guard about who should have the most important spot in the Guard of Honour
The Miser's Hoard (598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are illegal. Mainwaring agrees to settle the matter the next day. At the Home Guard parade the next day, Mainwaring convinces Frazer to give him the key
Blitz and Pieces (489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Own Royal West Kent Regiment during World War II, the regiment that the Home Guard platoon in Dad's Army was based on. Before his death in 2001 he gave
Robert Bye (477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from his pit work) forced him to leave the army. He then served in the Home Guard and as a temporary police constable. His Victoria Cross is displayed
Menace from the Deep (737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
coming down to look after it for two weeks. They laugh as they realise the Home Guard will have to take over each night for a week. The platoon are discussing
Humphrey Slater (362 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
centre in 1940 which taught guerilla warfare and street fighting for the Home Guard before being drafted into the regular army as a private. The public
Ernest Albert Egerton (318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
enemy surrendered. He later achieved the rank of sergeant. He served in the Home Guard in World War II and died on 14 February 1966. His Victoria Cross is
Robb Wilton (631 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
monologues in the person of a layabout husband, who wryly takes part in the Home Guard. His gentle, if pointed, manner of comedy is similar to the wistful
Whickham F.C. (413 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Whickham Full name Whickham Football Club Nickname(s) The Home Guard, Lang Jacks Founded 1944 (as Axwell Park Colliery Welfare) Ground The Glebe Sports
Douglas Brownrigg (380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1939 and retired in 1940. He was a Sector and Zone Commander for the Home Guard for the rest of the War. In late 1942, Brownrigg was employed as the
Waterhall Mill, Patcham (310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sussex, and was working until 1924. In World War II it was used by the Home Guard as a lookout post. The mill was converted into a house in 1963, retaining
Conway Publishing (680 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wartime pocket-books ranging from officers' manuals, the Spitfire, to the Home Guard. Conway has also produced the books to accompany James May's Toy Stories
Norrbotten Regiment (2,505 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
battalion, as well as number of Arctic light infantry battalions from the home guard as well as running the army's winter unit. As of 2018, the Norrbotten
Fredrik Bojerud (125 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Commission in the Guards Cavalry. He is CO of 241st Readiness Company of the Home Guard/Territorial Army. In 2007-2008 he served as Press- and Information Officer
Dalton-in-Furness (953 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
up to the war in 1939-45. During the war years it was a centre for the Home Guard. It had a rifle range until 2009. After the war it was a Territorial
Kenya (15,590 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were screened and the Mau Mau supporters moved to detention camps. The Home Guard formed the core of the government's strategy as it was composed of loyalist
Cold Mountain (opera) (1,684 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
who lives at Black Cove Farm, in North Carolina. Inman is aware of the Home Guard, which hunts down deserters from the Confederate Army. The leader of
John Burnett-Stuart (433 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brigade from 1936 to 1945. He commanded the 1st Aberdeen Battalion of the Home Guard and was Deputy Lieutenant for Aberdeenshire. To Change an Army: General
Reginald Wells-Pestell, Baron Wells-Pestell (308 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
probation officer for fifteen years. During World War II he served in the Home Guard as weapons training officer. In 1946 he entered local politics when
John Caffrey (363 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
other wounded man. He later achieved the rank of Sergeant and served in the Home Guard during World War II. He was employed in civilian life as a commissionaire
Millions Like Us (687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
breaks out and Celia's father (Moore Marriott) joins what was to become the Home Guard and her more confident sister Phyllis (Joy Shelton) joins the Auxiliary
Holbæk Barracks (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Some of their buildings were taken over by the local department of the Home Guard. They moved out in 2010. The Infantry Barracks were converted into housing
Militia (13,912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
early 1990s they were reformed as the Sri Lankan Home Guard. In 2007 the Home Guard became the Sri Lanka Civil Security Force. In 2008, the government called
My Country Right or Left (638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
unsuccessful, mainly because of his poor health. He subsequently joined the Home Guard, perceiving it as the basis for a people's militia. The essay was first
Michael Lloyd Ferrar (630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ferrar retired in 1931 and returned to England serving as a Major in the Home Guard around 1940-41. In 1932 he wrote a chapter on the history of Islam in
Godfrey Nicholson (341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1942. He was subsequently a captain in the Home Guard and as MP criticized that an issue of pikes to the Home Guard made during a shortage of rifles "if
Yugoslavia (8,105 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
forces of Slovenia (republics had their local defence forces similar to the Home Guard) in 1990 but was not completely successful. Still, Slovenia began to
The Royal British Legion (2,412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Second World War, it was active in civil defence, providing officers to the Home Guard. Its membership grew rapidly from veterans of the Second World War,
Reserved occupation (460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
free to join other organisations such as the Special Constabulary, the Home Guard or the ARP. It also allowed for men to join up and give them responsibilities
Life Regiment Hussars (2,656 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as being responsible for Örebro/Värmlands Group which trains part of the Home Guard. The regiment traces its roots to the Arboga meeting in 1536, when King
Defence Medal 1940–1945 (343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Precedence Next (higher) King's Medal of Merit in Silver Next (lower) H. M. The Kings Medal of Merit for Service in the Home Guard Ribbon bar of the medal
Albert Halton (325 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until his retirement in 1961, and during World War II he served in the Home Guard. A commemorative plaque was installed in Sparrow Park, Warton, unveiled
George Inwood (383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Commander George Walter Inwood GC (22 September 1905 – 16 October 1940) of the Home Guard was posthumously awarded the George Cross for the "...highest form of
Petroleum Warfare Department (15,916 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
services with volunteer organisations such as the part-time soldiers in the Home Guard. With many types of equipment in short supply, there were frantic efforts
Anti-Aircraft Command (1,387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Regulars and TA were freed up for overseas service by the use of men of the Home Guard (loading and firing the guns) and women of the Auxiliary Territorial
Revelations (Babylon 5) (740 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Garibaldi questions his aide for who is responsible, asking him if it was the Home Guard. The aide says that there are much bigger forces in play, and when Garibaldi
Coal House (676 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to do their duty in the Home Guard after a long day underground. Mines were considered a target, so inclusion in the home guard was vital. The women
Cranmore Tower (321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
listed building. In World War II it was used as a lookout tower by the Home Guard and the Royal Corps of Signals. By 1984 the tower had fallen into disrepair
1946 in Norway (877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
selected as the first United Nations Secretary General 6 December – The Home Guard was established. Årdal og Sunndal Verk is established as a state-run
Police of Denmark (1,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(in Danish). July 2017. Retrieved 7 November 2018. "Hærhjemmeværnet" [The Home Guard]. Vistillerop.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 7 November 2018. Official website
Kampen, Norway (158 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
it may also come from a military campment. During the 18th century, the home guard had military practices at Kampen. The area belonged to the farms Bergsløkken
E. T. Burke (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
where he was a volunteer with the 10th Devon (Torbay) Battalion of the Home Guard. "Modern Treatment of Venereal Diseases". Archives of Dermatology. 46
William Teel Baird (215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
instructions from Lieutenant Governor Arthur Hamilton Gordon, he organized the Home Guard during the time of the threat of Fenian raids. He retired as a Quartermaster
William Foster (British Army officer) (228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Second World War he joined the 7th Wiltshire (Salisbury) Battalion of the Home Guard as a lieutenant. Notice of his citation was published in the London
The Royal Train (1,059 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"The Royal Train" Dad's Army episode The Home Guard meet what they believe is the Royal Train. Episode no. Series Six Episode 056 Directed by David Croft
Birmingham Brummies (967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War II the stadium was requisitioned by the government and used by the Home Guard. And it was soon after the conclusion of the war that Birmingham Brummies
Llanafan Fawr (1,063 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
house was abandoned. It was later used during the Second World War by the Home Guard for hand-grenade practice. The Red Lion Inn A nearby bridge across the
Small Heath (2,282 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alanbrooke in his diary entries of the 1/2 July 1940. The creation of the Home Guard (initially as the Local Defence Volunteers) following Anthony Eden's
Purley, London (1,819 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
glorieusement pendant la Grande Guerre". The 32nd Surrey Battalion of the Home Guard was known as the Factory Battalion, and had the specific task of guarding
Allanon's Quest (558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his son was killed under mysterious circumstances while serving in the Home Guard, Eldra felt the king did not do enough to discover who the killer was
Fallen Idol (Dad's Army) (639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Knowles) frightened by the enthusiasm and lack of awareness shown by the Home Guard. He is particularly unsettled by the Walmington-on-Sea platoon, especially
William Foster (British Army officer) (228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Second World War he joined the 7th Wiltshire (Salisbury) Battalion of the Home Guard as a lieutenant. Notice of his citation was published in the London
Hawridge Windmill (1,410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Adams. During the Second World War it was used as a look out post for the Home Guard. During the latter part of the 20th century it was owned by Sir David
William Teel Baird (215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
instructions from Lieutenant Governor Arthur Hamilton Gordon, he organized the Home Guard during the time of the threat of Fenian raids. He retired as a Quartermaster
Pevensey Castle (7,649 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during the Second World War, when it was garrisoned by units from the Home Guard, the British and Canadian armies and the United States Army Air Corps
Lost in Time (The Sarah Jane Adventures) (1,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
run into George's schoolteacher, Miss Wyckham, who informs them that the Home Guard and the nearby village have been captured by more Nazis. She reveals
The Blitz (16,134 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
civilians who were unwilling or unable to join the military joined the Home Guard, the Air Raid Precautions service (ARP), the Auxiliary Fire Service
Broadcast to the Empire (586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
perform a short dramatised presentation about their duty as members of the Home Guard, just before The King's Christmas Message. The platoon are excited by
The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones (734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which says that there is insufficient communication between the ARP and the Home Guard, so the new Chief Warden is attending to discuss co-operation. Mainwaring
August Meyszner (7,173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
later used his senior position in the gendarmerie to funnel arms to the Home Guard. Meyszner remained stationed at Judenburg for the next nine years, although
A. Wilson (Manager)? (708 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
discover that Wilson is heading for promotion both at the bank and in the Home Guard. Mainwaring arrives at the bank one morning just as Pike is bringing
Robert Edward Cruickshank (1,308 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
returned to business work before moving to Southend. After serving in the Home Guard as a Major in the Second World War, he served on several local organisations
M84 camouflage pattern (549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
replaced by the M/11 in the Danish Defence, is only used limited in the Home Guard. It is very sought after by collectors and enthusiast, due to the quality
Siege of Petersburg (13,109 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
paused. His main attack was by the 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry against the Home Guard, a group consisting primarily of teenagers, elderly men, and some wounded
The Honourable Man (1,231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
seen coming to a halt to help him. At the welcoming parade, a band, the Home Guard, the Wardens and the Nurses are lined up on the green. The visitor,
The Big Parade (Dad's Army) (767 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
theme tune when he walks. The Teddy Bears' Picnic is being played when the Home Guard struggle to catch the ram. Just before Jones' section attempt to grab
Frederick Raymond Parnell (194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a member of the local militia during the 1880s and as a sergeant in the Home Guard during World War II. Parnell was elected to the provincial assembly
1942 in sports (1,021 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during a game at Lord's Cricket Ground whilst playing for his unit of the Home Guard from Surrey against another from Sussex. India Ranji Trophy – Bombay
My Brother and I (808 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
confronts Pike about the letter, and asks Wilson to read it. It says that the Home Guard will only spot any parachutists if they land in a public house, and
Ivor Rees (323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
During the Second World War, he served as a Company Sergeant-Major in the Home Guard. Rees died on 12 March 1967 at Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales. Rees
Norway (22,479 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Royal Norwegian Air Force, the Norwegian Cyber Defence Force and the Home Guard. In response to its being overrun by Germany in 1940, the country was
Louisville Home Guard (426 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the next three months while the Home Guards returned to Louisville. The Home Guard patrolled several roads leading southward from Louisville, as well as
Louisville, Kentucky, in the American Civil War (7,779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
brigadier general. Rousseau formed the Home Guard. When Unionists asked Lincoln for help, he secretly sent arms to the Home Guard. The U. S. government sent a
Axminster Carpets (892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and later aircraft parts, while Dutfield himself was an officer in the Home Guard. After hostilities ceased, and with severe shortages of raw materials
Women Aren't Angels (155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
embroiled in an espionage adventure, when they go away on manoeuvres with the Home Guard. Robertson Hare - Wilmer Popday Alfred Drayton - Alfred Bandle Polly
Coates, West Sussex (646 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
heavy equipment had been lost at Dunkirk. It was used extensively by the Home Guard. In the fifties it was owned by the former Master of the Hursley and
Crymych (1,269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World War II it functioned as an evacuee centre, a shooting range for the Home Guard and a social centre for American troops stationed locally while they
Mons Haukeland (237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
He was also awarded the Defence Medal 1940–1945 with Rosette, and the Home Guard Medal of Merit. Haukeland was born in Os, and was educated as military
No. 13 Squadron RAF (1,503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lysander of No. 13 Squadron provides aiming practice for members of the Home Guard at the Western Command Weapons Training School at Altcar, Lancashire
Charles Paget, 6th Marquess of Anglesey (709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the General Officer Commanding in Ireland in 1916. He served in the Home Guard in World War II. The 6th Marquess of Anglesey was Lord Chamberlain to
Tranmere, Merseyside (1,309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gunmaker W.C. Carswell in Liverpool, and served in the Irby branch of the Home Guard. Tranmere is also home to the UK's last remaining resident cinema organist
John J. Crittenden (10,161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Assembly organized the Home Guard, a separate militia controlled by a five-man, pro-Union commission. Crittenden enlisted in the Home Guard as a private and
Fort Belan (827 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War II, the fort was again used for military purposes as the base for the Home Guard and two rescue launches. In the 1950s it was owned by Colonel Robert
Fred Whisstock (383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
newspapers and periodicals. During the 1914-18 war, Whisstock served in the Home Guard as a Lance-corporal. In the early 20th Century and up until 1930, Whisstock
British sitcom (2,239 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
been built. A gentle mockery of Britain's 'finest hour' occurred with the home guard comedy Dad's Army (1968–1977) and the church with All Gas and Gaiters
Henry Berry Lowrie (2,200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
allegedly mistreating the women of the Lowry family. In March 1865, the Home Guard searched his father Allen Lowry's home and found firearms, which free
Henry Page Croft, 1st Baron Croft (2,349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be a feeling abroad that the rifle is essential as a weapon for all the Home Guard, and I should like to remind your Lordships that in the event of invasion
Charles D. McEwen (226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cheese factory in Renville County. An abolitionist and a member of the Home Guard, McEwen was elected to the House of Representatives in 1892. Following
Banwell Caves (626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bath stone. During World War II, it was used as a lookout tower by the Home Guard. By the 1960s it was in a poor state of repair and could no longer be
Harry Cator (409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
postman and as a civil servant. Cator served with the rank of captain in the Home Guard during the Second World War, and was commandant of a prisoner-of-war
Central Band of the Royal British Legion (546 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1944, with the possibility of a German invasion no longer a threat, the Home Guard was stood down bringing to an end four years of comradeship. As with
Doctor Who: The Early Adventures (528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
No. Title Directed by Written by Doctor Featuring Released 1 "The Home Guard" Lisa Bowerman Simon Guerrier Second Polly, Jamie, Ben, The Master November 2019 (2019-11)
Army Staff (Sweden) (1,553 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(Centrala värnpliktsbyrån), the Army Inspection, the Chief of the Home Guard along with the Home Guard Staff, the service branch inspectors, the Chief of the
R. B. D. Blakeney (1,107 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was not interned during the Second World War but rather served with the Home Guard. Blakeney was a strong believer in Christianity and was also noted for
John Vaughan (British Army officer, born 1871) (1,363 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Second World War he returned to the army as a Zone Commander in the Home Guard. John Vaughan was born 31 July 1871, at Nannau, Dolgellau, Merionethshire
Elmdon Park (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by the then Solihull Urban District Council. The house was used by the Home Guard during the war years, but the building subsequently became derelict
Jim Leckie (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
136 ft 6 in (41.61 m). During World War II, Leckie was a member of the Home Guard, and was appointed as a temporary second lieutenant in February 1943
Shoreham, Kent (1,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1878–1957), the writer, lived here, at Dunstall Priory, serving in the Home Guard during World War II, and is buried here, with his wife London-born artist
Harry Edwards (healer) (1,079 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
became more in demand. During the Second World War Edwards served in the Home Guard and continued to run his printing business alongside his now growing
Harry Edwards (healer) (1,079 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
became more in demand. During the Second World War Edwards served in the Home Guard and continued to run his printing business alongside his now growing
Danny Webb (actor) (498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in the BBC1 five-part drama series Land Girls, playing a sergeant in the Home Guard. Webb also appeared in Hustle, as Shaun and Emma's father, in 2010,
HMS Graph (6,401 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
night of 18/19 October, Berndt escaped from the camp. A detachment of the Home Guard apprehended him, shooting him when he tried to escape. According to
Powick (815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from Worcester Cathedral. During World War II the tower was used by the Home Guard to watch for incoming German bomers heading towards the City of Worcester
Moulton Castle (265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
only investigations into the site took place during World War II when the Home Guard discovered thirteenth-century pottery while digging a bunker, and a
John Calhoun Dickenson (787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with the honorific "Colonel", perhaps alluding to his service with the Home Guard during the American Civil War. He was born in Old Town in Grayson County
Cawood Castle (780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the 1930s, before being used as an officers' mess and a building for the Home Guard during World War II. The castle is now in the ownership of the Landmark
Defence and Garrison Museum (542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
branches include the Royal Danish Army, the Royal Danish Air Force, the Home Guard, the Police, and the Danish Emergency Management Agency with an emphasis
The People's Volunteer Corps (675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
works if needed. The People's Volunteer Corps is closely related to the Home Guard that established in order to safe guard the local from communists when
Colgate, West Sussex (458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
among villagers serving in the Civil Defences that would have included the Home Guard. "This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org
Artur Axmann (1,290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commanded units of the Hitler Youth, which had been incorporated into the Home Guard (Volkssturm). His units consisted mostly of children and adolescents
Colchester Garrison (2,555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was defended by local defence volunteers of 8th Essex Battalion of the Home Guard. At the height of its strength the battalion mustered over 2,000 men
Henry Edward Kenny (317 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the parapet. He later achieved the rank of Sergeant and served with the Home Guard. He died on 6 May 1979 at the age of 90. His VC is on display in the
Chuka Massacre (1,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
platoons flushed out a number of Mau Mau fighters who were caught by the Home Guard stationed at the forest edge. Then, in the early afternoon of 17 June
Virginia Woolf (27,060 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
her condition until she was unable to work. When Leonard enlisted in the Home Guard, Virginia disapproved. She held fast to her pacifism and criticized
Alexander Henry (Philadelphia) (563 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
successive terms. During the Gettysburg Campaign in June 1863, he called out the home guard under Brig. General A. J. Pleasonton to help defend the city and encouraged
M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle (9,173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 Turkey (1950–80)  United Kingdom: 25,000 bought from 1940, issued to the Home Guard units  United States  Uruguay FM 24/29 light machine gun Kg m/40 light
COW 37 mm gun (526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the flatbed. The vehicle was used by the RAF Regiment and later by the Home Guard. Specification 4/24 Westland Westbury - One in trainable mount, one
British Army during the Second World War (16,061 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Selected for aptitude and local knowledge, men were mostly recruited from the Home Guard, which also provided a cover for their existence. In addition, the Special
Private Pike (1,309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
here." Pike's name is a reference to the spear-like weapons issued to the Home Guard in 1942, generating "an almost universal feeling of anger and disgust
Shooter's Hill (1,538 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Watling Street from Dover. A number of devices were under the control of the Home Guard including a fougasse and a flame thrower. Adjacent to an anti-aircraft
Thomas Lamb Eliot (823 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to shoot a deserter, but he missed. After graduation he enlisted in the Home Guard of Missouri, but served only within the state. For two years he ran
Hadžiefendić Legion (895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ammunition from the Croatian Home Guard units in their area of operations as the Home Guard units relied on the support of the Legion in fighting both the Partisans
Military use of children in World War II (3,458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
DATES OF THE HOME GUARD" Archived 25 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine, Staffshomeguard.co.uk, Retrieved on 22 April 2015. "The Home Guard" Archived
William Gosling (VC) (423 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1936. During World War II, the decorated war hero served as a major in the Home Guard. Gosling managed and worked his dairy farm in Wroughton for the remainder
John Brophy (writer) (689 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
O'London's Weekly from 1940 to 1943 and during World War II he served in the Home Guard, for which he wrote handbooks and manuals and published the 'character
Tony Benn (13,292 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for India. During the Second World War, Benn joined and trained with the Home Guard from the age of 16, later recalling in a speech made in 2009: "I could
Battle of Barbourville (1,360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 978-0-8071-3191-6. p. 22. Historian Larry Daniel writes that the Home Guard had 150 men and that the buildings that were burned were "several houses
Lewis gun (5,884 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
M1918 aircraft gun, some 46,000 of which were imported for the use of the Home Guard in 1940. These guns were modified for ground use by the replacement
Lista Air Station (3,291 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chief of Defence. Instead the base was upgraded to take in recruits for the Home Guard. Lista was upgraded Four new quarters were built, along with upgrades
Stewart Blacker (513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adopted briefly by the British army before it was redeployed for use with the Home Guard. Later one of his experimental guns based on the same principle was
Thomas Marsham (319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during the Napoleonic Wars became an officer in the volunteer corps of the Home Guard in 1802. He was a founder member of the Linnean Society and its Secretary
Yeop Mahidin Mohamed Shariff (799 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Malaya government formed theHome Guard” and yeop Mahidin was made the Deputy Director of the Malayan Home Guard. The Home Guard was tasked with static
John Laurie (949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
As You Like It (1936). During the Second World War, Laurie served in the Home Guard. On radio, he created the role of John the Baptist in Dorothy L Sayers'
M1917 revolver (1,358 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Vietnam War. The British Army adopted it during World War I, and the Home Guard and the Royal Navy used it during the Second World War. The M1917 was
Hampden Park (6,132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1940, it was the maximum permitted. The Parashots, a forerunner of the Home Guard, set up a command post at Lesser Hampden in 1940. A government official
Patrick Joseph Twomey (154 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
secretary from 1942 until his death in 1963. He also served as a member of the Home Guard during World War II. In the 1947 New Year Honours Twomey was appointed
Per-Willy Amundsen (1,411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
University College. He also completed the Military leadership course with the Home Guard. Amundsen joined the Progress Party's Youth when he was fourteen years
Faringdon (1,607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from this tower do so at their own risk". During the Second World War the Home Guard used it as an observation post. In 1982 Robert Heber-Percy restored
Grenade (6,790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
model, the No. 76 Special Incendiary Grenade, was mainly issued to the Home Guard as an anti-tank weapon. It was produced in vast numbers; by August 1941
John Wyndham (2,762 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as a firewatcher during the London Blitz, and later as a member of the Home Guard, would be recreated after the war in The Day of the Triffids. He then
Cyril Le Marquand (243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
left Jersey with his family and lived in Wales, becoming a member of the Home Guard He returned to Jersey in 1945 and, as a founder of the Jersey Progressive
Rostov-on-Don (4,786 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
September 20, 1864. At the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries the home guard regiments, which defended the Southern borders of Russia, were raised
Perry Barr Stadium (1,318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War II, the stadium was requisitioned by the government and used by the Home Guard. Later in the war it was used to accommodate Italian prisoners of war;
George R. Riddle (523 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery. During the Civil War, Riddle served with the Home Guard of Wilmington. His wife's name was Margaret. From 1849 to 1850, Riddle
Dudley Pope (605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dudley Pope was born in Ashford, Kent. By concealing his age he joined the Home Guard aged 14 and at age 16 joined the merchant navy as a cadet. His ship
Enrolled Missouri Militia (1,165 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
authority by the War Department to organize the Home Guard on June 11, 1861. By late 1861 most of the Home Guard regiments had been disbanded. They were replaced
Osterley Park (1,699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the first members of the Local Defence Volunteers (forerunners of the Home Guard) when the 9th Earl, a friend of publisher Lord Hulton, allowed writer
Elverum (1,345 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Terningmoen hosts several sub units within the Norwegian army and the Home guard. In the Danish-Norwegian period, Elverum was the location for a bailiff
Recruit training (8,682 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shorter volunteer training program for people who seek service within the Home Guard called GU-F. GU-F training takes only 14 days, but following a completed
Irregular military (3,427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mercenary Militia Paramilitary Resistance movement "Yank" Levy, teacher of the Home Guard and coauthor of the first practical book on Guerrilla Warfare Modern
Village lock-up (1,270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
century and a half. During World War II many lock-ups were used by the Home Guard as sentry posts or places for storing arms. In recent years a number
Austro-Prussian War (5,218 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of industrialisation) was assigned minimal service in the Landwehr, the home guard. Introducing universal conscription for three years increased the size
Mercenary (10,897 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Carthaginian military – except the highest officers, the navy, and the home guard – were mercenaries. Members of independent Thracian tribes such as the
Friendly Persuasion (1956 film) (2,558 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
of violence and a conviction that to protect his family he must join the home guard and fight the invaders. We are introduced to the family via its youngest
Hackenthorpe (1,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
community history v1-0 - Sheffield City Council "BBC - WW2 People's War - The Home Guard at Birley East Colliery". www.bbc.co.uk. "Sheffield Coal Co". www.gracesguide
Brodie helmet (3,126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
steel, began to be issued under the designation "Mark II, No 2" to the Home Guard and civilian services. These helmets were marked with between one and
Workers' International League (1937) (1,051 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Party. They campaigned for the creation of workers' militias instead of the Home Guard, deep air raid shelters for workers, and after 1941 against the pro-war
Lexington, Kentucky, in the American Civil War (1,129 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
September 19 a strong Union force returned the city, with orders to disarm the home guard. Then Captain John Hunt Morgan led Confederate sympathizers from the
Arnold Ridley (1,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his commission as a captain on 1 June 1940. He subsequently joined the Home Guard in his home town of Caterham, and ENSA, with which he toured the country
Robson Green (1,807 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the eyes of shipyard workers and World War I veterans who served in the Home Guard during the Blitz. In July 2010, Green began filming the seventh series
Patria Pasi (1,377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
units primarily in the ambulance configuration. XA-186, in service with the Home Guard and Basesett 1 located at Ørland Main Air Station. XA-203N, in service
Ljubljana (15,623 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
organisations, the Anti-Communist Volunteer Militia under Italy and the Home Guard under German occupation. Since February 1942, the city was surrounded
King's Badge (272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the coastguards, police, members of the Civil Defence Services, and the Home Guard. Like the better known Silver War Badge of World War I, the King's Badge
Gammon bomb (638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gammon bomb or grenade was an "improvised hand-thrown bomb used by the Home Guard, the Special Air Service and the Resistance, especially suitable for
Latvian National Guard (822 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
National Guard, the Australian Army Reserve, the UK Territorial Army, and the Home Guard organizations of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Lithuania and Estonia. "Par
Sussex (9,867 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
served overseas, the defence of the county was undertaken by units of the Home Guard with help from the First Canadian Army. During the lead up to the D-Day
Boothferry Park (1,469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
development of the football ground, as during the war, the ground was used by the Home Guard, and was, for a period, used to repair tanks. This, not unexpectedly
France Balantič (880 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
against the Slovenian Partisans. He was stationed as an officer at the Home Guard supply post in the village of Grahovo near Cerknica in 1943. The post
Limpet mine (2,118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1): 56–59, 178–180. Retrieved 14 April 2012. MacKenzie, S. P. (1995). The Home Guard — A Military and Political History. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-820577-5
Toby Murray (219 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1919. During World War II, Murray was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Home Guard in 1941, and was posted to the reserve of officers at the beginning
Absent Friends (Dad's Army) (1,094 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
straight away. Meanwhile, at the match, things are not going well for the Home Guard. The wardens are clearly winning. Suddenly, Mrs Pike enters and Hodges
Torfinn Bjørnaas (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
professional career in Orkla Grube Aktiebolag at Løkken Verk. He was active in the Home Guard, and was an active sport shooter in the club Løkken IF and the National
Hull City A.F.C. (8,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the redevelopment again came to a halt, as the site was taken over by the Home Guard. During the Second World War, Anlaby Road was damaged by enemy bombing
Lance Todd (1,039 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World War II Todd was serving as a commandant to the Salford section of the Home Guard but it would be on a return home from duty in Oldham that the accident
John Tyler (14,532 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
cavalry troop and a home guard company; Tyler was chosen to command the home guard troops with the rank of captain. On the eve of the Civil War, Tyler
Ivan Babić (officer) (365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Croatian Legion, which fought on the Eastern Front. In 1943, he headed the Home Guard Central School. In 1943, he flew a mission to American troops in Italy
High Hazels Park (474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
visitors a year. During World War II, the house was used as a base for the Home Guard with many local residents being recruited. The museum closed shortly
Survivors (Babylon 5) (667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
quarters and found more ducats as well as information pertaining to the Home Guard, a group of humans on Earth that want to purify Earth from aliens. Garibaldi
If the Cap Fits... (1,142 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mainwaring is furious at Frazer's insubordinate behaviour. He then consults the Home Guard manual, and discovers a potential solution to the problem. Back on parade
War Dance (Dad's Army) (1,037 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
changes the subject by telling him how much he is looking forward to the Home Guard dance Mainwaring is organising. When Pike leaves, Mainwaring confides
Battle of the Giants! (1,316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mainwaring and Wilson discuss the upcoming Ceremonial church parade of all the Home Guard platoons in the area. Mainwaring receives a new officer's cap in the
Chipping Campden (2,343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Division in the Second World War, came from Chipping Campden and led the Home Guard there during the war. Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs has a commemorative
Princess Margaret of Connaught (1,757 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
("The Crown Princess's central storage for clothing and equipment of the home guard"), which was to equip the Swedish armed forces with suitable underwear
Taunton Stop Line (675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
originally assigned to man the line, although from the autumn of 1940 the Home Guard were increasingly used. Many pillboxes can still be seen along the length
Ministry of Defence (Sri Lanka) (857 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Department of Registration of Persons Department of Civil Defence (formerly the Home Guard Service) The National Dangerous Drugs Control Board Ranaviru Seva Authority
The Illawalla (746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used by the British Army as a transit camp. It was later taken over by the Home Guard. Later in World War II it became a home run by the Ministry of Health
Frances Melville (1,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
related to training women and during World War II she was a driver for the Home Guard. During her retirement, Melville lived in Dalry in Kirkcudbrightshire
Andy Ducat (721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
whilst playing in a wartime cricket match between teams from his unit of the Home Guard from Surrey against another from Sussex. The match was immediately abandoned
Birmingham Blitz (1,808 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
seriously, and rifle production was halted for three months. A member of the Home Guard and one of the company's electricians were later awarded the George
Timeline of World War II (1940) (5,421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Grebbeberg to the Germans. 14: The creation of the Local Defence Volunteers (the Home Guard) is announced by the new Secretary of State for War Anthony Eden. It
Patrick Moore (5,340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
began wearing a full set of dentures. During World War II, Moore joined the Home Guard in East Grinstead where his father had been elected platoon commander
Peter Brodie (minister) (270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
minister, and served as such from 1942 to 1947. In the war he served in the Home Guard. In 1947 he was transferred to St Mungo's Church in Alloa and ministered
Vickers machine gun (4,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the British had enough domestic Vickers guns to retire the M1915 from the Home Guard, after which they were disposed of. The weight of the gun itself varied
Who put Bella in the Wych Elm? (1,474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cambridgeshire in 1941 but broke his ankle when landing and was soon arrested by the Home Guard. On his person was found a photo purportedly of his lover, a German
Robert Gordon-Finlayson (575 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Adjutant General in 1939 in which role he was responsible for organising the Home Guard to defend the Country. He became General Officer Commanding-in-Chief
Sugar Grove, North Carolina (257 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Confederate Regiment was organized September, 1861. Between 1864 and 1865, the home guard battalion of Watauga was stationed at Camp Mast, nearby Sugar Grove
Robert M. T. Hunter (2,473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
officers, and his cousin Judge Muscoe Garnett (1808-1880) commanded the Home Guard in Essex County. Hunter's first cousins (through his mother) were career
The Day of the Triffids (2,926 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stalinists. During The Blitz, Wyndham was a firewatcher and later member of the Home Guard (United Kingdom). He witnessed the destruction of London from the rooftops
1944 in the United Kingdom (1,912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
explosions in history and the largest on UK soil. 3 December – World War II: the Home Guard is stood down. 19 December – Council of Industrial Design established
1944 in the United Kingdom (1,912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
explosions in history and the largest on UK soil. 3 December – World War II: the Home Guard is stood down. 19 December – Council of Industrial Design established
Alex Duthart (836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
then the Home Guard Pipe Band (later known as the Dalzell Highland Pipe Band) in 1942. His elder brother John also played the pipes in the Home Guard band
Bicycle infantry (2,036 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bicycles remained for general use in the Army, or were transferred to the Home Guard. Beginning in the 1970s, the Army began to sell these as military surplus
Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside (6,782 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fifty-seven home-defence battalions, and the Local Defence Volunteers (later the Home Guard). However, all of these were deficient in training and organisation
George Formby (11,909 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
home-knitted balaclavas, scarves and socks to servicemen. Formby also joined the Home Guard as a dispatch rider, where he took his duties seriously, and fitted
Downe Scout Activity Centre (429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adjacent to Biggin Hill Airport , Downe Scout Camp was used as a base for the Home Guard during World War II and required considerable efforts by working parties
Mau Mau Uprising (20,245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commanders was strategic and specific." The Mau Mau command, contrary to the Home Guard who were stigmatised as "the running dogs of British Imperialism", were
Redcourt St Anselm's (398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
family lived there until the outbreak of World War II. It was used by the Home Guard during the War before it was purchased by the Brothers when the War
Sri Lanka Police (4,008 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(EOD) (handled by the Special Task Force) Handling the local command of the Home Guard Assisting the Prison Service in prisoner transport and control of prison
Enid Blyton (11,330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alcoholic. With the outbreak of the Second World War, he became involved in the Home Guard. Pollock met again Ida Crowe, an aspiring writer nineteen years his
Heckler & Koch G3 (8,018 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
& Koch HK416, in all military branches except for certain groups of the Home Guard. AG-3F1: An AG-3 with a retractable stock as on G3A4. Produced by Kongsberg
The Shannara Chronicles (3,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Trevena-Brown as Captain Crispin Edensong (season 1), captain of the Home Guard, the personal corps of Elven Hunters beholden to the king or queen of
Old Newburgh Presbyterian Church (326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
During the Civil War the church bell tower was used to signal to call the Home Guard when danger threatened. The rope ran from the belfry to a house next
Robeson County, North Carolina (4,023 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
war, large slaveholders were exempted from participation in the army. The Home Guard raided local farmers, taking food supplies and livestock for the Confederate
Mauckport, Indiana (1,526 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
riverboat Lady Pike. When Morgan returned fire with his own artillery the home guard quickly retreated back toward Corydon, leaving Mauckport undefended
M1895 Colt–Browning machine gun (3,546 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War II, M1917 and M1918 Marlins were also sent to Britain for use by the Home Guard, but were never used in combat. The last documented use of the type
Mevagissey (1,555 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
displayed petty authoritarian tendencies; while others say it was because the home guard would patrol there looking for invasion forces from Germany. The park
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (4,442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greer, a British Army captain who comes from HQ in London to inspect the Home Guard and becomes lost in the area. He is constantly running into locals who
Armoured train (3,560 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until 1942. They continued in use in Scotland and were operated by the Home Guard until the last one was withdrawn in November 1944. A 6-pounder wagon
M1917 Enfield (3,830 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
United Kingdom through the British Purchasing Commission for use by the Home Guard; 615,000 arrived in Britain in the summer of 1940, followed by a further
Birmingham Small Arms Company (6,551 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alanbrooke in his diary entries of the 1/2 July 1940. The creation of the Home Guard (initially as the Local Defence Volunteers) following Anthony Eden's
Colonel Blimp (976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Orwell, George (15 April 1941). "London Letter". Partisan Review. The Home Guard is (…) an astonishing phenomenon, a sort of People's Army officered
Kolbjørn Varmann (387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Salten, but left both positions in 1963. He was also a lieutenant in the Home Guard from 1946 to 1958. He became involved in politics, serving as mayor
Jack White (VC) (707 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
although he was a Victoria Cross holder, he was not permitted to join the Home Guard during the Second World War. He was denied this because it was claimed
Peter Fleming (writer) (2,763 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
research into the potential use of the new Local Defence Volunteers (later the Home Guard) as guerrilla troops. His ideas were first incorporated into General
Cole Camp, Missouri (1,095 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Missouri State Guard force on June 19, 1861. At the Battle of Cole Camp, the Home Guard were defeated with a loss of 35 men killed or wounded. The Central Cole
Royal Welch Fusiliers (4,840 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one being 11th (Home Defence) Battalion, raised in 1939 as part of the Home Guard. Formed in 1940, the 12th battalion became 116th Light Anti-Aircraft
Battle of Camp Wildcat (2,064 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tennessee and Virginia, did soon secede. Historian Larry Daniel writes that the Home Guard had 150 men and that the buildings that were burned were "several houses
Battle of Boonville (2,456 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rain, the Confederates wrapped their flags in black sheathing, which the Home Guard mistook as a sign of no quarter. Highly motivated by a perception that
Podstenice (823 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and continuing along a fence. It contains the remains of members of the Home Guard and other armed groups subordinate to the German forces that were murdered
List of Star Wars Legends characters (9,674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
later became a senior officer in the New Republic Navy as commander of the Home Guard Fleet. Grand Moff Dunhausen A high-ranking Imperial officer and member
Alfred Hodgeman (555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World War II he worked at the Portsmouth naval base and also served in the Home Guard. He remained in England, and never returned to Australia. Hodgeman died
W. D. Hamilton (2,954 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had. These were left over from his father making hand grenades for the Home Guard during World War II; he had to have a thoracotomy and fingers on his
Åke Sagrén (692 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
engineer Karl Sagrén and his wife Annie (née Myrman). His father joined the Home Guard, the first day it was established and at the age of 15, Sagrén knew
Kevin Whately (1,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and World War I veteran Joe Maddison (Kevin Whately) who serves in the Home Guard during the Blitz. Following the filming of the seventh series of Lewis
Imperial War Museum (10,307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
return to military service. The museum's trench clubs were used by the Home Guard, while other items such as sights and optical instruments were returned
Three Men in a Boat (2,846 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Montmorency, the frustratingly undersupplied organiser of a corps within the Home Guard, is the protagonist in Noël Coward's WWII song, Could You Please Oblige
Siege of Breslau (3,032 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be intensively bombed a few weeks later). The German Army, aided by the Home Guard (Volkssturm) and slave labourers, then turned the city into a military
Odd Harsheim (385 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
first leader of the Skier Company (Norwegian: Skiløperkompaniet) in the home guard district HV-02, and remained so until 1978. He was also a board member
Lance Corporal Jones (1,825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Perry remembered an old campaigner using, during his own service in the Home Guard. It is also noted that Jones once kept wicket behind the great cricketer
John de Lisle (cricketer) (462 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was a member of the Leicestershire Yeomanry from 1926 until he joined the Home Guard in Warwickshire in 1940. Later he served as deputy lieutenant for Leicestershire
Bideford (8,394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
potential invaders climbing up and capturing the bridge. During the war the Home Guard patrolled the bridge. The Bideford Bridge Trust held responsibility
Military police (11,778 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and air force rely mainly of Danish ranks OR-1 to OR-3. Furthermore, the home guard has a police branch, which supports both the civilian Danish police
John Gardner (British writer) (2,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the local King Alfred's School. During the Second World War he joined the Home Guard, despite being only 13 at the time. Gardner subsequently served in the
Yellow Bus Services (1,543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
full-time fire fighters. Other staff became ARP wardens or members of the Home Guard. Women were employed as conductresses for the first time, and loan of
Alfred the Gorilla (3,376 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
She also noted the gorilla's dislike of bombs and anti aircraft guns. The Home Guard of the 11th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment was based in the zoo's
Imber friendly fire incident (690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
unfortunate accident in which a number of soldiers, including some members of the Home Guard, were killed and other injured. The next-of-kin have been informed.
Reginald Campbell Thompson (332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Mrs Campbell Thompson". He died in 1941 aged 64 while serving in the Home Guard River Patrol on the River Thames. R. Campbell Thompson The Devils and
Operation Una (3,397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
combined had 1,500 troops, with a further 1,500 reserve infantry of the Home Guard, available for the crossing of the Una. The Bjelovar Corps had approximately
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combined had 1,500 troops, with a further 1,500 reserve infantry of the Home Guard, available for the crossing of the Una. The Bjelovar Corps had approximately
Cecil B. DeMille (16,198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Players-Lasky organized a military company underneath the National Guard called the Home Guard made up of film studio employees with DeMille as captain. Eventually
1940 (10,305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a home defence force: the Local Defence Volunteers, later known as the Home Guard. May 15 WWII: The Dutch Army formally signs a surrender document. The
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Metropolitan-Vickers in the Swansea area. During World War II Brown served in the Home Guard as a Lieutenant-Colonel before resigning his commission in July 1941
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In 1814, decades after the war, he died in poverty. The leader of the Home Guard at the time was Captain John Hay who on November 24 led an attack on
Rossall School (4,013 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recent years the shooting team has excelled with notable victories in the Home Guard Cup and Loyal’s Regimental Cup. The CCF at Rossall received the Queens
High Guard (531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Corps troop transports, and so on. Complementing the High Guard is the Home Guard, a type of National Guard planetary defense force. Each Systems Commonwealth
Royal Croatian Home Guard (430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Independence, a part of the Croatian Army was formed that was also called the "Home Guard" ("Domobranstvo"). It ceased to exist in a 2003 reorganization. Military
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efficient production to enhance the war effort. Hulton helped fund the Home Guard training school at Osterley Park, organising a private supply of weapons
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After two weeks some supplies came through using mules and 200 men from the Home Guard (Mishmar Ha'am) to cover three miles which were impassable to vehicles
J. B. Salmond (636 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
having settled at Newport-on-Tay. During the Second World War, he was in the Home Guard. He gave up the editorship of the Scots Magazine in 1948 in order to
Special Operations Executive (15,332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Campaign, and the Auxiliary Units, stay-behind commando units based on the Home Guard which would act in the event of an Axis invasion of Britain, as seemed
Geoffrey Howe (4,759 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
instead the debating society. It was during wartime, so he was active in the Home Guard at the school, and set a National Savings group. He was also a keen
Bourne, Lincolnshire (6,188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Great War (2004) Needle, Rex Dad's Army in Bourne – the story of the Home Guard (2004) Needle, Rex The Bourne Chronicle – the town's history in dates
1940 in the United Kingdom (3,462 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for a home defence force – the Local Defence Volunteers, renamed as the Home Guard from 23 July. 16 May – Large-scale alien internment begins. 22 May –
Philip Madoc (1,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a U-boat captain held prisoner by the Walmington-on-Sea platoon of the Home Guard. He records names on his "list" for the day of reckoning after the war
Croatian Army (5,186 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brigade 204th Vukovar Brigade The locally based regiments were named the Home Guard Regiments (Domobranska pukovnija). They were created on 24 December
Lumbee (8,790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
where Indians resorted to "lying out" to avoid being rounded up by the Home Guard and forced to work as impressed laborers.[citation needed] The Lowrie
Battle for Jerusalem (2,774 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
After two weeks some supplies came through using mules and 200 men from the Home Guard (Mishmar Ha'am) to cover the three miles which were impassable to vehicles
Capel St. Mary (1,604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
local Auxiliary Units, Wenham and Capel, part of the 202nd battalion of the Home Guard. The Wenham unit was based at a dugout under Jermyn's Farm to the north
Carl Gustaf m/45 (1,934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
kpist m/45 was officially declared obsolete when it was retired from the Home Guard who were the last users in the Swedish Armed Forces. In addition to
Military history of Canada during World War II (9,065 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used in the Little Boy bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima. As with the Home Guard, the Veterans Guard of Canada was initially formed in the early days
Peaked cap (5,652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
First World War 'Tommy Atkins' and continued to be issued to members of the Home Guard and Territorial Army during the Second World War. Royal Navy officers
Francis G. Rayer (786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as farm operators. He had a bout of rheumatic fever and later joined the Home Guard. He admired the writing of Olaf Stapledon, author of influential works
Ryvangen Memorial Park (8,409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the occupation in the memorial park. Every Christmas Eve since then the Home Guard holds a memorial service there. Arne Sørensen, minister for ecclesiastical
Vjekoslav Luburić (11,913 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
accounts exist as to why Luburić killed the Home Guard. According to contemporary documents, Luburić accused the Home Guard of sedition. The historian Nikica
Military service (12,669 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
case of officers and NCOs). The actual draft time is six months for the home guard, and twelve months for the regular army, air force and navy. In October
World War II in Yugoslavia (10,235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and independently from, the Croatian Home Guard, until late 1944. The Home Guard crushed the Serb revolt in Eastern Herzegovina in June 1941, and in
List of Arkansas Civil War Confederate units (11,914 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
clear, but not generally understood, distinction between the home guard of 1861 and the home guard of the latter part of the war. The 1861 home guard was
Walter Kirke (315 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
World War II: Great Britain at War Daily Telegraph, 4 September 1939 The home guard: a military and political history By S. P. Mackenzie, Page 19. Oxford
Timeline of the British Army (3,201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to land in France. 17 May 1940 – The Local Defence Volunteers (later the Home Guard) is formed. 20 May 1940– In France, British armoured units counter-attack
Whisky Galore! (2016 film) (796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
who will not allow work to take place on a Sunday); Captain Waggett, the Home Guard officer who wants to stop any looting; and Farquharson the customs officer
Knud Bartels (716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog 25 Years of Good Service (Denmark) The Home Guard 25 years Long Service Medal (Denmark) The Reserve Officers Association
M1917 Browning machine gun (3,638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the outbreak of hostilities. Some were supplied to the UK for use by the Home Guard since all production of the .303 Vickers were needed to resupply the
Independent State of Croatia (13,021 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the corruption, so compromised that the government executive branch (the home guard and the police) shall be separated from the government – even for the
Oswald Birley (801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cross in 1919. During World War II he served with the rank of major in the Home Guard. A favourite of the Royal Family, he was well known for his portraits
First Battle of Petersburg (1,120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kautz then launched his main attack by the 11th Pennsylvania against the Home Guard, a group consisting primarily of teenagers, elderly men, and some wounded
British heavy tanks of World War I (5,950 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
During World War II, it was made operational again for service with the Home Guard when German invasion threatened in 1940. It is still maintained in working
George Barrow (Indian Army officer) (451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Command, India later that year before retiring in 1929. He served in the Home Guard during World War II. Barrow came from a Jewish family and was born on
Garrison of Porsanger (82 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Battalion. Jegerkompaniet, as well as a petty officer's training centre for the Home Guard. The garrison is located immediately adjacent to Halkavarre, the largest
Frank Randle (789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World War, and having failed his medical to join the RAF, Randle joined the Home Guard and established a career in film. His iconoclastic portrayal of the
Alveston F.C. (400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
village green and on Stratford's Recreation Ground, the club moved to the Home Guard Club in Tiddington in 1975. Floodlights were erected in 1999. However
Svetozar Boroević (2,275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
division of the Croatian Home Guard. In 1903 he was formally released from the Home Guard, already having been assigned to the Imperial & Royal Army in 1898.
PIAT (4,500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tanks, and in 1940 a large number of Blacker Bombards were issued to the Home Guard as anti-tank weapons. PIAT ammunition When Blacker became aware of the
Honington, Suffolk (716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
outside of the village school appeared as the church hall used for the Home Guard drill hall in a number of episodes. The TV director, producer and writer
Stjepan Sarkotić (1,162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
countryman Svetozar Boroević in this post. Sarkotić was also commander of the Home Guard of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia with headquarters in Zagreb. With
Berga Naval Base (769 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the training ground for the 1st Marine Regiment and the location of the Home Guard unit Södertörn Group (Södertörnsgruppen). From autumn 2008 the navy
Gregorij Rožman (8,941 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Bethlehem keeping watch over their flock in the fields and asked the Home Guard to take an example by them. You are defending your nation against wolves
Matija Škerbec (804 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anticommunist Committee (Slovene: Protikomunistični odbor) and helped organized the Home Guard in Upper Carniola. In May 1945 he emigrated first to Austrian Carinthia
Gloucestershire Regiment (13,083 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the 50th (Holding) Battalion, and 32,000 men in 19 battalions of the Home Guard wore the badges of the regiment. As the threat of invasion receded,
Gone with the Wind (novel) (13,767 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
opening her own bakery. Her father-in-law Grandpa Merriwether fights in the Home Guard and survives the war. Her daughter Maybelle marries René Picard, a Louisiana
Vologda (5,699 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
1612, people of Vologda rendered sizable food and military help to the home guard organized by Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky, which eventually defeated
Salangen Airport, Elvenes (1,770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exercises, as well as for helicopters. The airfield was also used by the Home Guard for their exercises. Civilian use started taking place in 1972, when
John McGraw (governor) (1,323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
proclamation ordering the mob to desist and disperse, which was ignored. The Home Guard was called out the next day and meetings of substantial citizens were
Patrick Munro (588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Treasury later that year and serving until his death. Munro, a Private in the Home Guard, died on 3 May 1942 whilst taking part in a military exercise at Westminster
Officers' Training Corps (6,635 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Senior Training Units (STCs) and their membership automatically joined the Home Guard and in 1948 they became University Training Units (UTCs). In 1948, the
David Dale Logan (401 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Second World War he acted as a military advisor, and also served in the Home Guard, and was a appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in
Elisabeth Sladen (4,624 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
child of Tom Sladen, who fought in the First World War and served in the Home Guard during the Second World War, and Gladys (née Trainer). She developed
Branston, Lincolnshire (2,116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
family which built Branston old hall. The building now occupied by the Home Guard Club was formerly a hops store. 19th Century communal water pumps have
Afro-Puerto Ricans (9,426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, held the rank of lieutenant. He founded the "Home Guard" unit of Ponce and was later assigned to the 375th Infantry Regiment
Commanders of World War II (244 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Operation Crusader Battle of Gazala First Battle of El Alamein Organised the Home Guard to protect against Operation Sea Lion. A quick response to the Iraq
John Emilius Fauquier (1,159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
airfield, and as a result was temporarily suspected of being a spy by the Home Guard. By February 1942, Fauquier had been promoted to acting wing commander
Georgette Heyer (5,532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alleviating one of her monetary worries. Her husband, meanwhile, served in the Home Guard, besides continuing as a barrister. As he was new to his career, Rougier
Minahasan people (4,386 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
was introduced in 1917. Older men (as off 32) were obliged to join the Home guard (Dutch: Landstorm). During the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East
H. S. Lee (1,970 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
persuade British High Commissioner to Malaya Gerald Templer to reorganise the Home Guard in the Kinta Valley so they could defend the tin mines. For his active
Gennady Zyuganov 2012 presidential campaign (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the calls from young activists at a forum of the Communist Party and the Home Guard movement, Zyuganov agreed to run again for president in 2012. He declared
Taylorsville, Utah (4,646 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
up in Spanish Fork or camped out at Pondtown (Salem) near Utah Lake. The home guard who remained behind to watch over the settlement observed “Johnston’s
Suomi KP/-31 (2,216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
after the war until the 1980s, primarily by the Navy, Air Defence and the Home Guard.[citation needed]  Paraguay  Poland: Used by the Police until 1939  Spain:
Arkansas Militia in the Civil War (24,111 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
old men and boys who were otherwise disqualified from active service. The Home Guard were later commissioned to begin guerrilla operations against occupying
David Kindersley (1,192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
where he would have to kill, although he applied (and was rejected) for the Home Guard. On the death of Eric Gill in 1940, Kindersley spent time sorting out
John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort (3,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
returned to Britain. Gort was given the post of Inspector of Training and the Home Guard, and with nothing constructive to do visited Iceland, Orkney and Shetland
Timeline of New Zealand history (9,226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Invasion prompts precautions such as air raid drills. Membership of the Home Guard became compulsory for men aged between 35 and 50. The threat is eased
Cowley Barracks (509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and during the Second World War the barracks were used as a base for the Home Guard. The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry left the barracks
Harden Moor (3,177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
scattered across these moors. On the St Ives Estate is an old hut where the Home Guard used to meet up and were called out to search for enemy parachutists
Forvie National Nature Reserve (2,350 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
grenade in a rabbit burrow that the army had been demonstrating to the home guard. One of the boys (Alex Ross), then threw it away where it exploded causing
Archibald Montgomery-Massingberd (1,560 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Second World War he also took charge of organizing and recruiting the Home Guard in Lincolnshire for nine months. His major passion in life was horsemanship
St Boswells (2,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soldiers, many of whom were billeted in the Kennels, had support from the Home Guard, air raid wardens and voluntary ambulance drivers. Canteen facilities
Bermuda Base Command (2,395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Volunteer Engineers in 1930, as well as the Bermuda Militia Infantry and the Home Guard during the Second World War). Despite this, it would take decades for
Timeline of the first premiership of Winston Churchill (2,732 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
14 May 1940 (1940-05-14): The creation of the Local Defence Volunteers (the Home Guard) is announced by the new Secretary of State for War Anthony Eden. It
Little Grey Rabbit (738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rabbit Painting Book - 1940 Moldy Warp the Mole - 1940 ^ Hare Joins the Home Guard - 1942 Little Grey Rabbit's Washing Day - 1942 ^ Water Rat's Picnic
The Machine Gunners (775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his own Luger pistol. The very well-made fortress is surrendered to the Home Guard, then Clogger and Nicky are taken to a children's home while the other
Bristol Cathedral (5,879 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and the fire services along with air raid wardens, police officers, the Home Guard and the Women's Voluntary Service. The most recent glass is an abstract
Oliver Postgate (1,857 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
School, a progressive private boarding school in Devon. Postgate joined the Home Guard in 1942 while studying at Kingston College of Art, but when he became
Edward Baird (artist) (1,025 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
wearing an armband of the newly created Local Defence Volunteers, later the Home Guard. This image quickly became important in Britain's early propaganda efforts
Military history of New Zealand during World War II (7,110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
July 1942, New Zealand had 154,549 men and women under arms (excluding the Home Guard) and by the war's end a total of 194,000 men and 10,000 women had served
Bryn Euryn (327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hilltop was used again in World War II first as an observation post by the Home Guard; it was then used by the RAF as one of the first radar posts used to
List of Doctor Who audio plays by Big Finish (2,099 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
No. Title Directed by Written by Doctor Featuring Released 1 "The Home Guard" Lisa Bowerman Simon Guerrier Second Polly, Jamie, Ben, The Master November 2019 (2019-11)
Reginald Tyrwhitt (1,402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Promoted to Admiral of the Fleet on 31 July 1934, he briefly served in the Home Guard during the Second World War. He died at Ellenden Nursing Home in Sandhurst
David Barnes (politician) (186 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
contested the Mid-Canterbury seat unsuccessfully. He later commanded the Home Guard in the Timaru district during World War II. He was the Labour Party's
Croatian National Guard (2,741 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as a part of the HV. ZNG reserve units became the HV reserve, named the Home Guard (Domobranstvo), leaving the ZNG an all-professional force. The ZNG was
Robert Young (soldier) (2,352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Young was appointed Dominion Commander of the Home Guard, and a year later Director-General of the Home Guard in the rank of brigadier, based in Wellington
Twelve Oaks (828 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pneumonia, then John Wilkes is killed in combat (though elderly, he joined the Home Guard in defense of Atlanta). The mansion is looted and burned by Union troops
James Whitehead (police officer) (597 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Expeditionary Force in France. After returning to Britain in 1940 he commanded the Home Guard in the London District. For this service he was appointed Companion
Kinglassie (1,228 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
port. During World War II, the tower was used as a look out tower by the home guard. Blythe's Folly, atop Redwells Hill to the North of Kinglassie. Kinglassie
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment (5,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Regiment Museum is based at Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery in Maidstone. The Home Guard platoon in the BBC series Dad's Army wore the cap badge of the Queen's
Charley's War (4,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and confused retreat to Dunkirk. Back in England, Ole Bill has joined the Home Guard. Charley's wife Kate is falsely arrested for black-marketeering as,
32nd (Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade (2,762 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Z Battery rocket projectiles that were partly manned by members of the Home Guard. From August 1943 the brigade had the following composition: 127th HAA
Aston House (459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Control, Packaging and Dispatch was continuous and included supplying all the Home Guard Auxiliary Units and the Resistance Groups in Europe, reaching a peak
Alexander Ormston (343 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
defence which was unheard of in the 1940s. During the war he joined the home guard where he was stationed in Belfast. Whilst in Northern Ireland he played
Aston House (459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Control, Packaging and Dispatch was continuous and included supplying all the Home Guard Auxiliary Units and the Resistance Groups in Europe, reaching a peak
Cecil Leonard Knox (405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Air Force and suffered from a serious parachute accident. He joined the Home Guard at the beginning of World War II and achieved the rank of major. He
A. J. P. Taylor (9,474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
extraordinary and rare honour. During the Second World War, Taylor served in the Home Guard and befriended émigré statesmen from Eastern Europe, such as the former
Mary Catterall (625 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
St Helen's School in Middlesex. She worked as a despatch rider for the Home Guard from 1939 to 1941. Catterall is recognised across the world for her
Arkansas in the American Civil War (9,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
who were not eligible for normal military service. Like the militia, the Home Guard units were organized at the county level, with companies being supplied
St Boniface's Catholic College (3,259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for Government funding. In 1942 the ACF was re-formed as a support to the Home Guard and in 1948 the College Corps, along with other independent school units
Queen's Guard (5,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Tower of London detachment of the Queen's Guard. On 14 May 1941, the Home Guard provided the King's Guard, in recognition of the first anniversary of
Army Cadet Force (5,001 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Associations. At the onset of World War II the Cadet Forces supported the Home Guard at a time when there was a significant threat of German invasion, this
Allan Highet (953 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
due to having suffered from tuberculosis in the 1930s. He served in the Home Guard, reaching the rank of Captain. Highet practised as an accountant and
Guard of honour (12,710 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Guards as well as other units of the Swedish Armed Forces including the Home Guard and other voluntary defence organisations. The Grenadier company of
Motspur Park (2,497 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
club grounds were sites of anti-aircraft batteries. The BBC site was the home guard base. Around 30 high explosive bombs fell across the district between
Southsea Castle (4,488 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
range of units including coastal artillery from the regular army and the home guard, and the east battery was armed with two 9.2-inch BL Mark X guns. Living
Evacuation of civilians from the Channel Islands in 1940 (4,299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of 14 went into occupations including war industries and would join the Home Guard, 17-year-old girls could join the ATS or WLA. Some reception centres
Jimmy McGrory (4,453 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
chief storeman at a munitions factory in Ayrshire and he also joined the Home Guard. Kilmarnock finally returned to playing football again in the summer
Castle Bromwich (4,488 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Inn was destroyed by a bomb in World War II, when two platoons of the Home Guard were based there. A 17th-century well was found in the courtyard of
Walter Styles (274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Second World War of 1939 to 1945 he commanded the local Battalion of the Home Guard, when he was given the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel of the Royal Sussex
September 1944 (3,870 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
relaxed blackout restrictions and suspended compulsory training for the Home Guard. Born: Christian Boltanski, artist, in Paris France; Swoosie Kurtz,
Percy Hobart (1,237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
armoured warfare. Hobart joined the Local Defence Volunteers (precursor to the Home Guard) as a lance corporal and was charged with the defence of his home town
Barbara Pit massacre (3,106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Home Guard POWs were separated into three groups: the first group consisted of minors, the second consisted of those that were members of the Home
Alan McKibbin (633 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had a son together. After working in the family firm, McKibbin joined the Home Guard during the Second World War. He was commissioned into the Northern Ireland
Vrh Svetih Treh Kraljev (776 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a simple funeral chapel, and a large wooden crucifix. A memorial to the Home Guard soldiers killed after the Second World War was erected in 1993. The
Dunton Wayletts (1,251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Council and became a private dwelling. During the Second World War, the Home Guard occupied the building. After the war a new council school was built
Ottoman Army (1861–1922) (6,469 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
composed of three parts: regular army (nizamiye), reserve army (redif) and the home guard (müstahfız). The “corps” concept was established. Reserve divisions
Marbury, Cheshire (4,733 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
housed at Marbury Hall. Marbury was one of the observation posts of the Home Guard, but no bombs are recorded as having fallen within the civil parish
Ralph Partridge (765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as pacifists during the World War II, when Ralph refused call-up to the Home Guard, finally being recognised as a conscientious objector by the Appellate
Gudovac massacre (5,409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have hypothesized that the attack on the county jail and the death of the Home Guard were false flag attacks intended to rally Croats against local Serbs
Operation Storm (17,001 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
containing or substantially holding assaults by regular HV brigades and the Home Guard, but attacks by the Guards brigades and the special police proved to
Bearsden (5,343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
over 600 members. The 183rd Glasgow Scout Group, was formed in 1947 by the Home Guard and has two Beaver Colonies, two Cub Packs, one Scout Troop and an Explorer
History of nursing in the United Kingdom (4,671 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Nursing Yeomanry (FANY), which had formed in 1907 as an auxiliary to the home guard in Britain. McDougall at one point was captured by the Germans but escaped
Hönigsberg & Deutsch (722 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1894), the County Court building (Kotarski sud, 1898), the building of the Home Guard Command (Hrvatsko-slavonsko domobransko zapovjedništvo, 1900), the Chamber
National Smallbore Rifle Association (2,069 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had grown from volunteer militia groups, so new clubs formed around the Home Guard Units in areas where no clubs existed already. SMRC affiliations grew
Ulster Defence Regiment (15,348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
earned them the public nickname of "Dad's Army" - the sobriquet given to the Home Guard during World War II. After equipment shortages were resolved, male soldiers
Melanie Hamilton (3,026 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
this time, however, General Sherman is beginning to wage battle with the Home Guard. Scarlett sends her servant, Prissy, to find help, but is unable to
Fredric Warburg (984 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1933. During the Second World War, Warburg served as a corporal in the Home Guard, in the same section in which Orwell held the rank of sergeant. Warburg
Charles Irving (391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
down on the grounds of being "insufficiently robust". He served in the Home Guard, but was "a good deal less than successful in those ranks, the highlight
Brent Knoll Camp (1,328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
During World War II it was the site of a gun emplacement manned by the Home Guard. The remains of slit trenches with angle-iron stakes can still be seen
AN/PRC-77 Portable Transceiver (991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
throw these radio sets away. Instead many of them were handed over to the Home Guard which now uses it as their backup radio in most of their troops as there
History of Sussex (14,494 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
served overseas, the defence of the county was undertaken by units of the Home Guard with help from the First Canadian Army. During the lead up to the D-Day
Cecily Hill Barracks (212 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Regiment. During the Second World War they became the local base for the Home Guard. After the Army had no more use for the barracks, the Castle became
Hadlow Castle (980 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until 1946. During the Second World War it was used as a watchtower by the Home Guard and Royal Observer Corps. The unoccupied castle changed hands several
Henry Chilton (542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a trade mission to South America 1940–41. Sir Henry also served in the Home Guard from 18 June 1940 to 13 September 1941. In 1906, while he was serving
North Weald (3,627 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Williams Turret is one of two built to protect a nearby radio station. The home guard were stationed here during the war to guard against sabotage and to
The Elfstones of Shannara (3,707 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to go to Safehold with Wil, six Elven companions and the Captain of the Home Guard, Crispin. After they journeyed by boat to the Elven outpost at Drey
British hardened field defences of World War II (7,934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
defences to merge into the background. Artists Roland Penrose (author of the Home Guard Manual of Camouflage), Stanley William Hayter, Julian Trevelyan and
Charles Deedes (410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from 1927 to 1947. During World War II he was an Area Commander for the Home Guard. He married Eve Mary Dean-Pitt and they went on to have a son (Major-General
John Perowne (army officer) (469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was awarded the Territorial Decoration (TD) in 1930, and served in the Home Guard from 1940 to 1942. In addition, he was Registrar and Knight of Justice
List of equipment of the Norwegian Army (912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. 30 vehicles have also been delivered to the Home Guard (with another 30 to follow). Terrano II  Japan Nissan Land Cruiser Toyota
Aled Roberts (Wrexham MP) (574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
During the Second World War, Roberts served as a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Home Guard after 1941. Roberts was a prominent figure in the business life of Liverpool
Studholme Brownrigg (337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
January to December 1939. He served in World War II as officer commanding the Home Guard at Chatham from 1940 to 1941. He came out of retirement to take charge