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Kut 1916: How the Ottomans defeated the British army

Aljazeera.com - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
It's been a century since the last victory of the Ottoman Empire in the First World War. On April 29. 1916, Ottoman troops defeated the British army in the city of Kut in Iraq and captured 13,309 British soldiers, including six generals and 476 ...
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Heartwarming moment British Army soldiers push elderly man's car up hill after breaking down

Mirror.co.uk - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
This is the heartwarming moment a group of British Army soldiers rushed to help an elderly man whose car had broken down. The group of five servicemen had been travelling in a bus behind the pensioner when they realised he had got into difficulty and ...

Game of Thrones: how to win – by the British army and other experts

The Guardian - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
If you are an ordinary person and a troop of armed men turn up saying your cause is lost, do you believe them and do what they say, or do you hold on to your loyalty?

British Army comes to Totnes as part of Reserve recruitment drive

Torquay Herald Express - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
AS part of its efforts to recruit more young people into The Army Reserve, the British Army is holding an engagement event in Totnes on Tuesday April 26 in order to demonstrate how becoming a reservist isn't the big time commitment that some may have ...

EU Army 'WILL happen and it will weaken British defences', warns retired colonel

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
But Col Kemp, who formerly worked for the Joint Intelligence Committee, which advises the British Government on issues of national security, said: "If we left the EU, we would undermine the EU's ultimate plan of forming an EU army, and that is exactly ...
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British army records on 1916 Rising available to public

Irish Examiner - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
British army records relating to the 1916 Rising and the War of Independence have been opened to the world in one of the most ambitious online projects for family researchers and historians.

British Army artillery beset by ammunition issues

IHS Jane's 360 - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
The British Army has had to suspend firing high explosive ammunition from its 105 mm artillery pieces as a result of issues with the ammunition, it has emerged.

Hitachi, Arriva North East and British Army show commitment to local area at village job fair

The Northern Echo (registration) - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
SOME of the region's biggest industry names "proved their commitment to local people" by attending a village jobs fair.
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Is an EU army REALLY happening? Now Michael Fallon calls for MERGE with British forces

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The Defence Secretary, speaking from Salisbury Plain where a joint exercise comprising British and French forces was taking place, hailed the "growing partnership" of European nations on military operations.
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Hundreds attend unveiling of plaque to Derry teens killed by British army 35 years ago

Derry Now - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
Sinn Fein MLA Maeve McLaughlin told the gathering collusion between loyalist death squads and the British army, RUC and various agencies of the British state had caused “deep hurt” in nationalist communities, particularly on the streets of Derry and ...

DRS Technologies to support Bowman C4I upgrade for UK Army's combat vehicles

Army Technology - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
DRS Technologies has secured a contract to support the Bowman tactical command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) system for the British Army's fleet of combat vehicles. Awarded by General Dynamics, the $51m contract will see ...

British Army Close Protection Team mounts marathon in memory of soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Runcorn and Widnes World - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
A WIDNES military bodyguard and his team is mounting a gruelling marathon in memory of courageous soldiers killed in Afghanistan. An eight man British Army Close Protection Team will carry an 85kg stretcher for 12 hours in temperatures exceeding 24 ...
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Six World War One British soldiers are finally given full military burials

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
British Army Artillery soldiers carry the flag-draped casket of WWI British soldier Gunner Albert William Venus during a burial ceremony at Ypres Extension cemetery in Ypres.
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Home World News British Army could be hit with homicide charges of a military personnel's...

News Ghana - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The Report finds that it is wrong for the MoD and Armed Forces to have exemptions under the Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act 2007 in situations where they have been penalized by Crown Censure for serious failings in hazardous training and ...

Doctors' evidence on rubber bullets suppressed by British Army chiefs in Whitehall

An Phoblacht - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
THE British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has suppressed medical evidence showing that 80% of people treated for rubber bullet wounds had injuries to their head and neck, in clear contravention of guidelines issued to British Army soldiers firing the ...

At a cerermony felicitating the Gurkha regiment of the British Army

Daily News & Analysis - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
At a cerermony felicitating the Gurkha regiment of the British Army. At a cerermony felicitating the Gurkha regiment of the British Army. Since 1952, The Queen has conferred over 404,500 honours and awards- Getty Images. At the Parliament. The Queen ...

British Military Trucks of the Cold War...

Military Modelling - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A new addition to the range of books from Tankograd covering the topic of British Military Trucks. There have been titles on both WW1 and WW2 that they have published before, and now well known truck author Les Freathy has put together this new one to ...

British soldiers fly to West Africa to step up the fight against elephant poachers

Evening Standard - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The British Army will be supporting the Gabon National Parks Agency and will also impart expertise in sharing operational experience, surveillance and analysis, and the collection and use of criminal intelligence to support the prosecution of poaching ...
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