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British County Divisions (130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

The British County Divisions of the Second World War were raised by the British Army in 1941 as a defence against a planned German invasion of Britain
List of Indian divisions in World War II (195 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of British-Indian Army divisions in World War II. 9th Airborne Division 44th Airborne Division 31st Armoured Division 32nd Armoured Division
First Army (United Kingdom) (644 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The First Army was a formation of the British Army that existed during the First and Second World Wars. The First Army included Indian and Portuguese forces
Second Army (United Kingdom) (960 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The British Second Army was a field army active during the First and Second World Wars. During the First World War the army was active on the Western Front
British Army of the Rhine (1,260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
There have been two formations named British Army of the Rhine (BAOR). Both were originally occupation forces in Germany, one after the First World War
Fourth Army (United Kingdom) (952 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Fourth Army was a field army that formed part of the British Expeditionary Force during the First World War. The Fourth Army was formed on 5 February
Essex County Division (236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Essex County Division was a formation of the British Army formed in World War II on 18 February 1941 by the redesignation of the West Sussex County
Lincolnshire County Division (221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lincolnshire County Division was a short-lived formation of the British Army, formed in World War II on 24 February 1941, becoming operational on 27
Hampshire County Division (196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hampshire County Division was a formation of the British Army, raised in World War II and originally formed on 28 February 1941 by the redesignation
Northumberland County Division (170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Northumberland County Division was a formation of the British Army formed in World War II on 24 February 1941. It ceased to function on 1 December
9th Armoured Division (United Kingdom) (541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 9th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army, raised during the Second World War. It never saw active service during the war
Eighth Army (United Kingdom) (1,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Eighth Army was a field army formation of the British Army during the Second World War, fighting in the North African and Italian campaigns. Units
39th Infantry Division (India) (665 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
39th Indian Infantry Division (originally the 1st Burma Division) was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II, which became a Training
42nd Armoured Division (United Kingdom) (584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 42nd Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army raised during the Second World War. The division was formed in late 1941 by converting
2nd (African) Division (498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 2nd (African) Division was a British Empire colonial unit that fought during World War II. On 19 July 1940, the 2nd (African) Division was formed in
XIII Corps (United Kingdom) (1,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
XIII Corps was a corps-sized formation of the British Army that fought on the Western Front during the First World War and was reformed for service during
IX Corps (United Kingdom) (1,166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
IX Corps was a corps-sized formation of the British Army that existed during World War I and World War II. The IX Corps was originally formed in England
Norfolk County Division (171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Norfolk County Division was an infantry division of the British Army formed during the Second World War named after the County of Norfolk. It was formed
Canadian Corps (1,581 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Canadian Corps was a World War I corps formed from the Canadian Expeditionary Force in September 1915 after the arrival of the 2nd Canadian Division
VIII Corps (United Kingdom) (1,216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
VIII Corps was a British Army corps formation that existed during the First and Second World Wars. In the latter, it took part in the Normandy Campaign
2nd Malaya Infantry Brigade (882 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2nd Malaya Infantry Brigade was a regular infantry brigade formed in 1940 with its headquarters in Singapore following the wartime expansion and reinforcement
81st (West Africa) Division (768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 81st (West African) Division was formed under British control during the Second World War. It took part in the Burma Campaign. The inspiration for
Arab Legion (1,417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Arab Legion was the regular army of Transjordan and then Jordan in the early part of the 20th century. In October 1920, after taking over the Transjordan
Fourteenth Army (United Kingdom) (1,527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The British Fourteenth Army was a multi-national force comprising units from Commonwealth countries during World War II. As well as British Army units
Durham and North Riding County Division (479 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Durham and North Riding County Division was a coastal defence formation of the British Army during World War II. It was only in existence from 12 March
X Corps (United Kingdom) (1,162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
X Corps was a corps of the British Army that served in the First World War on the Western Front before being disbanded in 1919. The corps was re-formed
11th (East Africa) Division (485 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 11th (East Africa) Infantry Division was a British Empire colonial unit formed in February 1943 during the Second World War. In 1943, the 11th (East
3rd Infantry Division (South Africa) (497 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The South African 3rd Infantry Division was an infantry division of the South African Army during World War II. This division was formed in South Africa
8th Armoured Division (United Kingdom) (994 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 8th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army during the Second World War. It was deployed to Egypt in June 1942 but never operated
Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (1,918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) was a First World War army corps of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force. It was formed in Egypt in
III Corps (United Kingdom) (1,403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
III Corps was an army corps of the British Army formed in both the First World War and the Second World War. In 1876, a mobilisation scheme for eight army
Dorset County Division (934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dorset County Division was formed on 24 February 1941. However it did not take over operational commitments from Southern Area until March 10 and it
10th Armoured Division (United Kingdom) (1,298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 10th Armoured Division was an armoured formation of division-size of the British Army, raised during World War II and was active from 1941–1944 and
XI Corps (United Kingdom) (761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
XI Corps was a corps-sized formation of the [British Expeditionary Force], active during the Great War that served on the Western Front and in Italy. It
Ninth Army (United Kingdom) (201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Ninth Army was a field army formation of the British Army during the Second World War, formed on 1 November 1941 by the renaming of Headquarters, British
Twelfth Army (United Kingdom) (704 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Twelfth Army was a British Army formation during the Second World War. The Twelfth Army denotation was actually used twice; firstly, in 1943, for a
8th Infantry Division (United Kingdom) (1,215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 8th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army that was active in both the First and Second World Wars. The division was first
9th Infantry Division (India) (477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 9th Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II. The division formed part of Indian III Corps in the Malaya
Somaliland Camel Corps (1,321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Somaliland Camel Corps (SCC) also referred to as the Somali Camel Corps, was a Rayid unit of the British Army based in British Somaliland. It lasted
19th Infantry Division (India) (739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 19th Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II, and played a prominent part in the final part of the
I Airborne Corps (United Kingdom) (287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The I Airborne Corps was an airborne forces corps raised by the British Army during the Second World War. Together with the U.S. XVIII Airborne Corps it
British deception formations in World War II (1,696 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
During World War II the British Army made extensive use of fictional army formations, as part of strategic or tactical military deceptions. Their use was
82nd (West Africa) Division (1,111 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 82nd (West African) Division was formed under British control during the Second World War. It took part in the later stages of the Burma Campaign and
34th Infantry Division (India) (148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 34th Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in March 1942 as the garrison of Ceylon
17th Infantry Division (India) (1,147 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 17th Infantry Division is a formation of the Indian Army. During World War II, it had the distinction of being continually in combat during the three-year-long
26th Indian Infantry Division (713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 26th Indian Infantry Division, was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II. It fought in the Burma Campaign. When the Japanese
21st Infantry Division (India) (221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 21st Indian Infantry Division was a division of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in April 1944 in Assam and is now part of IV Corps
44th Airborne Division (India) (703 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 44th Indian Airborne Division was an airborne forces division of the Indian Army during World War II, created in 1944. It provided a parachute battalion
31st Indian Armoured Division (629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 31st Indian Armoured Division was an armoured division of the Indian Army during World War II, formed in 1940, originally as the 1st Indian Armoured
Sudan Defence Force (2,713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sudan Defence Force (SDF) was a locally recruited British-led force formed in 1925 to assist the police in the event of civil unrest, and to maintain
XI Corps (India) (916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The XI Corps of the Indian Army is based in Jalandhar and is a part of Western Command. XI Corps was raised to take command of the formations in the Punjab
1st (African) Division (814 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 1st (African) Division was a British Empire colonial unit during the Second World War. The division was formed on 24 July 1940 in East Africa. On 24
43rd Armoured Division (India) (222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 43rd Indian Armoured Division was an armoured division of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in July 1942. It never saw any combat
44th Armoured Division (India) (204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 44th Indian Armoured Division was an armoured division of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in Burma, in February 1943, from the 32nd
I Canadian Corps (1,063 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
I Canadian Corps was one of the two corps fielded by the Canadian Army during the Second World War. From December 24, 1940 until the formation of the First
XII Corps (United Kingdom) (1,700 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
XII Corps was an army corps of the British Army that fought in the First and Second World Wars. In the First World War, it formed part of the British Salonika
20th Infantry Division (India) (1,247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 20th Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army in the Second World War, formed in India, and took part in the Burma Campaign
32nd Indian Armoured Division (222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 32nd Indian Armoured Division was an armoured division of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in April 1941 as the 2nd Armoured Division
4th Canadian Division (1,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 4th Canadian Division is a formation of the Canadian Army. The division was first created as a formation of the Canadian Corps during the First World
12th Infantry Division (India) (142 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 12th Indian Infantry Division is a division of the Indian Army. It was formed during World War II in January 1943, in Persia. It was renamed South
36th Infantry Division (United Kingdom) (894 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 36th Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II. The division was subsequently redesignated as a British
6th Infantry Division (India) (433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 6th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II, created on 1 March 1941 in Secunderabad. On 11 September 1941
25th Infantry Division (India) (934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 25th Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II which fought in the Burma Campaign. It was re-raised
1st Cavalry Division (United Kingdom) (1,478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 1st Cavalry Division was a regular Division of the British Army during the First World War where it fought on the Western Front. During the Second
Cape Corps (1,251 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cape Corps and its predecessor units were the main military organisations in which the Coloured members of South Africa's population served. As one
List of British Commands and Army groups (230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of British Army commands and army groups. It is intended as a central point of access information about British formations of that size
7th Infantry Division (United Kingdom) (1,989 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 7th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army, first established by The Duke of Wellington as part of the Anglo-Portuguese Army
2nd Infantry Division (South Africa) (1,230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The South African 2nd Infantry Division was an infantry division of the army of the Union of South Africa during World War II. The division was formed
XV Corps (British India) (637 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The XV Corps was a corps-sized formation of the British Indian Army, which was formed in India during World War II. It took part in the Burma Campaign
III Corps (India) (1,232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The III Corps is a formation of the Indian Army that was formed during World War I in Mesopotamia during its respective campaign. Prior to the reorganization
II Corps (United Kingdom) (2,336 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The II Corps was an army corps of the British Army formed in both the First World War and the Second World War. There had also been a short-lived II Corps
8th Canadian Infantry Division (188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 8th Canadian Infantry Division was a Canadian formation that served within Pacific Command in Western Canada during World War II. The Division units
11th Division (Australia) (1,209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 11th Division was an Australian Army unit formed during World War II by the renaming of Milne Force in December 1942. Predominately a Militia formation
Ceylon Planters' Rifle Corps (804 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps was a regiment of the Ceylon Defence Force, which existed between 1900 and 1949. It was a volunteer (reserve) regiment
5th Canadian Division (1,692 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 5th Canadian Division is a formation of the Canadian Army responsible for the command and mobilization of most army units in the provinces of New Brunswick
XXXIII Corps (British India) (589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The British Indian XXXIII Corps was a corps-sized formation of the Indian Army during World War II. It was disbanded and the headquarters was recreated
VII Corps (United Kingdom) (1,407 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
VII Corps was an army corps of the British Army active in the First and Second World Wars. In the early part of the Second World War it was part of the
XXX Corps (United Kingdom) (3,664 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
XXX Corps (30 Corps) was a corps of the British Army during the Second World War. The Corps was formed in the Western Desert in September 1941. It provided
6th Canadian Infantry Division (1,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 6th Canadian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Canadian Army, formed in 1942 during the Second World War. It was attached to Pacific
14th Indian Infantry Division (1,169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 14th Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II. It fought in the Arakan Campaign 1942–43, and was subsequently
4th Infantry Division (India) (2,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 4th Indian Infantry Division, also known as the Red Eagle Division, is the infantry division name the Indian Army retained after the present India
Fiji Infantry Regiment (1,103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Fiji Infantry Regiment is the main combat element of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces. It is a light infantry regiment consisting of six battalions
II Canadian Corps (1,436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
II Canadian Corps was a corps-level formation that, along with I (British) Corps (August 1, 1944 to April 1, 1945) and I Canadian Corps (April 6, 1943
XXV Indian Corps (37 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The XXV Indian Corps was an Army Corps of the Indian Army during World War II. It was based on the Island of Cyprus during World War II. "XXV Indian Corps"
List of British airborne brigades of the Second World War (419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Impressed by the German airborne force during the 1940 Battle of France, the British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, ordered the creation of a paratrooper
List of British Commonwealth divisions in the Second World War (317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of army divisions serving within the British Empire during the Second World War. Military formations within the British Empire were generally
British Solomon Islands Protectorate Defence Force (768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The British Solomon Islands Protectorate Defence Force (BSIPDF) was the colonial military force of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate (1889–1978)
2nd Infantry Division (India) (533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 2nd Mountain Division is an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II created for deception purposes in order to control Line of Communications
Devon and Cornwall County Division (1,895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Devon and Cornwall County Division was a County Division of the British Army created during the Second World War. It was formed on 28 February 1941
10th Indian Infantry Division (2,246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 10th Indian Infantry Division was a war formed infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II. In four years, the division travelled over
23rd Infantry Division (India) (1,245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 23rd Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II. It fought in the Burma Campaign. It was then reformed
Tenth Army (United Kingdom) (525 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Tenth Army was a field army of the British Army during the Second World War created in Iraq and formed from the major part of "Paiforce" (Persia and
2nd Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom) (3,108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 2nd Anti-Aircraft Division (2nd AA Division) was an Air Defence formation of the British Army from 1935 to 1942. It controlled anti-aircraft gun and
I Corps (United Kingdom) (3,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
I Corps ("First Corps") was an army corps in existence as an active formation in the British Army for most of the 80 years from its creation in the First
Native Military Corps (1,689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Native Military Corps (NMC) was a South African military unit during World War II. It consisted of Black South African volunteers recruited into the
5th Infantry Division (India) (2,407 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 5th Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II that fought in several theatres of war and was nicknamed
7th Division (Australia) (3,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 7th Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army. It was formed in February 1940 to serve in World War II, as part of the Second Australian
6th Airborne Division (United Kingdom) (3,097 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 6th Airborne Division was an airborne infantry division of the British Army during the Second World War. Despite its name, the 6th was actually the
British Indian Army (5,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The British Indian Army was the main military of the British Indian Empire before its decommissioning in 1947. It was responsible for the defence of both
11th Armoured Division (United Kingdom) (3,243 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 11th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army which was created in March 1941 during the Second World War. The division was formed
Bikaner Camel Corps (421 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bikaner Camel Corps was a unit of Imperial Service Troops from India that fought for the Allies in World War I and World War II. The Corps was founded
XXXIV Corps (British India) (181 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Indian XXXIV Corps was formed in March 1945 to be part of the British Fourteenth Army for Operation Zipper, the invasion of British Malaya. Significant
List of British anti-aircraft brigades of the Second World War (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of British anti-aircraft brigades that existed during the Second World War British Army during the Second World War Joslen 2003, p. 399
List of British special service brigades of the Second World War (60 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
During the Second World War, the British Army raised Commando forces. Numerous commandos were grouped together to form special service brigades. British
Indian XXI Corps (82 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Indian XXI Corps was an Army Corps of the Indian Army during World War II. It served in the Tenth Army in 1942. Lieutenant-General Sir Mosley Mayne
3rd Canadian Division (3,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 3rd Canadian Division is a formation of the Canadian Army responsible for the command and mobilization of all army units in the provinces of Manitoba
6th (United Kingdom) Division (3,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 6th (United Kingdom) Division is an infantry division of the British Army. It was first established by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington for
5th Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom) (2,360 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 5th Anti-Aircraft Division (5th AA Division) was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army, created in the period of tension before the
4th Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom) (3,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 4th Anti-Aircraft Division (4th AA Division) was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army, created in the period of tension before the
7th Armoured Division (United Kingdom) (4,125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 7th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army that saw distinguished active service during World War II, where its exploits in
IV Corps (United Kingdom) (3,020 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
IV Corps was a corps-sized formation of the British Army, formed in both the First World War and the Second World War. During the First World War the corps
3rd Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom) (3,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 3rd Anti-Aircraft Division was an air defence formation of the Territorial Army, part of the British Army, created in the period of tension before
4th Division (Australia) (4,064 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Australian 4th Division was formed in the First World War during the expansion of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) infantry brigades in February
V Corps (United Kingdom) (4,234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
V Corps was an army corps of the British Army that saw service in both World War I and World War II. It was first organised in February 1915 and fought
2nd Burma Infantry Brigade (208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2nd Burma Infantry Brigade was an Infantry formation of the Burma Army during World War II. It was formed in July 1941. The Brigade was then disbanded
1st (United Kingdom) Division (3,287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 1st (United Kingdom) Division, formerly known as the 1st (United Kingdom) Armoured Division, is a division of the British Army. It has recently returned
8th Infantry Division (India) (2,982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 8th Mountain Division was raised as the 8th Indian Infantry division of the British Indian Army. It is now part of the Indian Army and specialises
Divisional insignia of the British Army (3,193 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Formation signs at the division level were first introduced in the British Army in the First World War. They were intended (initially) as a security measure
Indian Platoon (639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Indian Platoon was the only Fiji Indian military unit created in Fiji and existed from 1934 to 1941. The platoon was eventually disbanded following
1st Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom) (4,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 1st Anti-Aircraft Division (1st AA Division) was an Air Defence formation of the British Army before and during the early years of World War II. It
List of British Commonwealth and Empire brigades of the Second World War (1,179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of army brigades of the British Commonwealth and Empire during the Second World War. These brigades were often part of larger military formations
List of British colonial divisions in World War II (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The following divisions from British Crown Colonies served in World War II: Divisions of the British Army [1] 1st African Division 2nd African Division
Royal Hong Kong Regiment (1,737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Royal Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers) (RHKR(V)) (Chinese: 皇家香港軍團(義勇軍)), formed in May 1854, was a local auxiliary militia force funded and administered
List of British Commonwealth Air Training Plan facilities in Canada (5,513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article contains a List of Facilities of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) in Canada. The BCATP was a major program for training
Hong Kong Chinese Regiment (413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hong Kong Chinese Regiment (HKCR) was a regiment that had started to be raised by the British Army shortly before the Battle of Hong Kong during World
6th Armoured Division (United Kingdom) (3,312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 6th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army, created in September 1940 during the Second World War. In October 1940, armoured
Hong Kong Naval Volunteer Force (1,361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hong Kong Naval Volunteer Force (HKNVR) was a volunteer navy established in 1933. In 1939, it was granted the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve status
6th Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom) (4,792 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 6th Anti-Aircraft Division (6th AA Division) was an air defence formation created within Anti-Aircraft Command of Britain's Territorial Army just before
Royal Pacific Islands Regiment (2,127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Royal Pacific Islands Regiment (RPIR) is an infantry regiment of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF). The regiment is descended from the Australian
1st Canadian Division (4,685 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1st Canadian Division (French: 1re Division du Canada) is an operational command and control formation of the Canadian Joint Operations Command, based
Guards Armoured Division (4,058 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Guards Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army during the Second World War. The division was created in the United Kingdom on
Hong Kong Volunteer Company (280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hong Kong Volunteer Company (Chinese: 香港志願連) was a company of British-Chinese soldiers that escaped Japanese occupied Hong Kong, and served with the British
List of British Commonwealth Air Training Plan facilities in Australia (1,163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a List of facilities of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Australia (BCATP), a major program for training Royal Australian Air Force
1st Airborne Division (United Kingdom) (5,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 1st Airborne Division was an airborne infantry division of the British Army during the Second World War. The division was formed in late 1941 during
African Auxiliary Pioneer Corps (1,861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The African Auxiliary Pioneer Corps (AAPC) was a unit of the British Army consisting of High Commission Territories (HCT) natives. The AAPC was established
Chindits (6,661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Chindits, known officially as the Long Range Penetration Groups, were special-operations units of the British and Indian armies which saw action in
Burma Corps (2,582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Burma Corps ('Burcorps') was an Army Corps of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in Prome, Burma, on 19 March 1942, took part in the
5th Division (Australia) (6,388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 5th Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army which served during the First and Second World Wars. The division was formed in February
2nd Division (Australia) (7,768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 2nd Division of the Australian Army commands all the Reserve brigades in Australia. These are the 4th in Victoria, the 5th in New South Wales, the
List of British Empire corps of the Second World War (550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of corps serving within the armies of the British Empire during the Second World War. A Corps was either a temporary military formation
Caribbean Regiment (968 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Caribbean Regiment (also known as the Carib Regiment) was a regiment of the British Army during the Second World War. The regiment went overseas in
2nd Armoured Division (United Kingdom) (7,553 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 2nd Armoured Division was a division of the British Army that was active during the early stages of the Second World War. The division's creation had
6th Armoured Division (South Africa) (6,302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Taranto Rome Trasimene Arezzo Florence Gothic Line Bologna Turin Aosta Imperia The 6th South African Armoured Division was the second armoured division
Force 136 (6,999 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Force 136 was the general cover name, from March 1944, for a Far East branch of the British World War II intelligence organisation, the Special Operations
British Expeditionary Force (World War II) (9,287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the name of the British Army sent to France in 1939 after Britain and France declared war on Nazi Germany on
Higher formation insignia of the British Army (2,395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This page displays the formation signs of higher formations (above division) of the British Army during the First and Second World Wars, and after. For
List of British divisions in World War II (5,608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
During the Second World War, the basic tactical formation used by the majority of combatants was the division. It was a self-contained formation that contained
1st Infantry Division (South Africa) (9,716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 1st South African Infantry Division was an infantry division of the army of the Union of South Africa. During World War II the division served in East
South African Army order of battle 1940 (1,629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This page details the South African Army order of battle in 1940, before and after the formation of expeditionary forces. Defence Headquarters: Pretoria
List of British mobile brigades during the Second World War (4,538 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
During the Second World War, the brigade was the lowest formation within the military hierarchy and consisted of units such as battalions and regiments
Indian Army during World War II (14,675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The British Indian Army during World War II began the war, in 1939, numbering just under 200,000 men. By the end of the war, it had become the largest
British Army during the Second World War (16,488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
At the start of 1939, the British Army was a small volunteer professional army. At the beginning of the Second World War, 3 September 1939, the British