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Tribesmen backed by the Yemen and Egypt sought to destabilise the South Arabian Federation in 1963, shooting up and mining

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South France (Operation Dragoon)

On 15th August 1944 the 2nd Independent Parachute Brigade Group, part of the 1st Airborne Task Force, mounted a parachute

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40mm Grenade Machine Gun (GMG)

The Heckler & Koch 40mm Grenade Machine Gun (GMG) provides unrivalled infantry suppression combining the...

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Theirs Is the Glory (1946)

"They have written in letters of fire an immortal page of history. Their manner of...

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Blackburn Beverley aircraft

This all purpose military transport aircraft was introduced into service with the RAF in 1955....

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Paradata Survey