JAPANESE SURRENDER AT TOKYO BAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 1945
MacArthur, along with Nimitz and Admiral William F. “Bull” Halsey, Jr., received the Japanese...
Personal Number: 40742
Name: Dennis Edmund Blacquiere TALBOT, MID
Unit: Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment; 7 Hampshire...
This is an IWM photo - sorry I've misplaced the reference - of a Crusader tank. The man standing in the turret is General Paget.
My question is...
I am much more familiar, even with Germans, Generals in Africa and Europe than i am in "The Pacific".
When i do Hear/Read something about...
Personal Number: 13420
Name: William John ELDRIDGE, KBE, CB, CBE, DSO, MC, MiD
Units: Royal Garrison Artillery; Royal...
A six-year Royal Engineer Lieutenant before WWI, he won a VC in December 1941, was mentioned in dispatches twice, and won a DSO in January 1961....
Name: Sir James Handyside MARSHALL-CORNWALL, KCB, CBE, DSO, MC
Unit: Royal Artillery
London Gazette :...
Name: Anthony COURAGE, DSO, MC
Unit: 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars
London Gazette : 8 December 1896...
Can anyone please tell me who the Major General, Royal Artillery was in March 1941? I've come across a reference to his inspection of a number of...
Saw this great picture today.
He's firing a Walther PP or PPK which was most like a war trophy. He has his 1908 General Officers model Colt 1908...
He spend a long time as a POW in Germany.
I think, died in Scotland.
Does anyone know of children or other family members?
Personal Number: 14618
Name: Colin McVean GUBBINS, KCMG, DSO, MC
Unit: Royal Field Artillery, Royal Artillery, 24th Guards...
Personal Number: 9503
Name: John Charles Oakes MARRIOTT, CVO, DSO, MC, MiD
Unit: Scots Guards
London Gazette : 9 August 1915...
Major General BECKWITH-SMITH, MERTON
G.O.C. 18th Inf. Div.
General Staff and Welsh Guards
D S O, M C
"The British and American peoples are destined to rule the world together." ;)
Personal Number: 13017
Rank: General, Sir
Name: Lashmer Gordon WHISTLER, GCB, KBE, DSO**, MiD**
Unit: Royal Sussex Regiment
London Gazette : 12...
I have posted a picture of my Father's tank crew sometime after D-Day. The Gentleman on the left is the Troop Commander of "D" Troop of the Essex...
Came across this today. Patton mentions "Kent Lambert Incident".
Anyone know what that means?
He went on to say that General Marshall had wired...
This book, by Michael Reynolds (retired General), was published in paperback by Pen and Sword in 2010. It starts with brief accounts of the...
"The 'Fightin'est' Canadian General"
Brigadier Christopher Vokes and his Approach to Military Command, June 1942 - August 1943 - by G. Christopher...
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