By Peter Taylor

Книга Allied targeted Forces Insignia 1939-1948 Allied targeted Forces Insignia 1939-1948 Книги Исторические Автор: Peter Taylor Год издания: 2000 Формат: pdf Издат.:Pen and Sword Страниц: 220 Размер: 24.02 ISBN: 0850525829 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Over the years the writer has accrued a wide number of insignia linked to the particular Forces devices of worldwide struggle II. This distinct textual content and the four hundred colour illustrations which accompany it are the results of a life of learn, and is unquestionably the main definitive booklet ever to be released on targeted Forces insignia.

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Opposite page, 2nd line, RHS badge) Shoulder Title The shoulder title is LRDG in red lettering on a black background. There is also a slip-on which has black lettering on khaki. For a short period a serif-letter brass title was also worn. Some of the titles turn up pink or white. This is simply proof of the power of the Libyan sun. ALLIED SPECIAL FORCES INSIGNIA ;; I; I 1939-1948·92 I DIAN LONG RANGE SQUADRON AND POPSKI'S PRIVATE ARMY· 93 THE INDIAN LONG RANGE SQUADRON No 1 DEMOLITION SQUADRON (POPSKI'S PRIVATE ARMY) This Squadron was the 9th Army's version of the Long Range Desert Group.

Mortar battery of heavy mortars. C. light AA battery of eighteen Browning and fifty heavy machine guns. D. anti-tank battery of four Italian 47/32mm anti-tank guns. E. mountain battery of four US 75mm pack howitzers. The Regiment saw action on the Yugoslav mainland helping Tito's partisans, while other detachments raided the Dalmatian Islands and the coast of Albania, the largest contingent being sent to Greece. The Regiment was disbanded in early 1945. INSIGNIA Cap Badge Captain D. C. Rose, Royal Artillery, designed the cap badge, a winged mailed fist (representing armed help from the air) grasping a bare hand, (coming to the aid of local partisan groups), raised from a castle turret (signifying beleaguered partisans in their mountain stronghold) which sat upon a scrolled motto.

Machine-gun battery of twelve Vickers and captured Spandau medium machine-guns. B. mortar battery of heavy mortars. C. light AA battery of eighteen Browning and fifty heavy machine guns. D. anti-tank battery of four Italian 47/32mm anti-tank guns. E. mountain battery of four US 75mm pack howitzers. The Regiment saw action on the Yugoslav mainland helping Tito's partisans, while other detachments raided the Dalmatian Islands and the coast of Albania, the largest contingent being sent to Greece. The Regiment was disbanded in early 1945.

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