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INDIAN ARMY
INFANTRY REGIMENTS
OWN REGIMENT
MAHAR REGIMENT
ESSEX REGIMENT
ARMOURED REGIMENT
HUSSARS
LIGHT DRAGOONS
ROYAL TANK REGIMENT
PREOBRAZHENSKY REGIMENT
FIRST REGIMENT
TANGIER REGIMENT
CHESHIRE REGIMENT
ARTILLERY REGIMENT
PARACHUTE REGIMENT
DORSET REGIMENT
ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT
ROYAL ENGINEERS
ROYAL REGIMENT
DOCTOR
LINE
MIDDLE
RECRUITMENT
BREACH
INDIANS
FORTUNES
VIRGINIA
RECRUITING
MARCH
UNIFORM
BASIC UNIT
UNIT
COLORS
OUTBREAK
NORMANDY
BADEN-POWELL
FRANCE
NAPOLEON
EDINBURGH
CHURCHILL
HEROISM
COURAGE
NORTHERN IRELAND
ACTION
DUTY
CAPTAIN
Review of Short Phrases and Links

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Definitions

  1. A regiment is a group of polytopes with the same set of vertices and edges.
  2. The regiment is not part of the Royal Armoured Corps, but serves alongside the line cavalry regiments as one of the five formation reconnaissance regiments.
  3. The regiment is in some respects the most important unit of the British Army.
  4. The regiment was classed as a 'rifle' regiment, having its lineage in the regiments of foot that were equipped with the first Baker rifles. (Web site)
  5. The regiment was reorganised in 1788 and renamed the Corps of Royal Engineers.

Indian Army

  1. A large number of Jats serve in the Indian Army, including the Jat Regiment, Rajputana Rifles, Sikh Regiment and the Grenadiers, among others.
  2. At Independence, it became an infantry regiment of the Indian Army composed largely but not exclusively of the Dogra people.

Infantry Regiments

  1. In 2006, the infantry regiments of the Scottish Division were amalgamated to form the Royal Regiment of Scotland.
  2. Khaki berets were originally generic, and are still worn by a number of infantry regiments, including all of the Foot Guards, and the Royal Anglian Regiment.

Own Regiment

  1. Within the regimental system, soldiers, and usually officers, are always posted to a tactical unit of their own regiment whenever posted to field duty.
  2. Custer stated that he "could whip any Indian village on the Plains" with his own regiment, and that extra troops would simply be a burden. (Web site)
  3. He kept his own regiment, with individual exceptions, in hand an hour after Appler's and Mungen's regiments had left their proper field of action. (Web site)

Mahar Regiment

  1. In October, the Army gave in, and the 1st Battalion of the Mahar Regiment was raised in Belgaum under Lt.

Essex Regiment

  1. The Essex Regiment was formed in 1881 following the union of the 44th (East Essex) Regiment of Foot and the 56th (West Essex) Regiment of Foot. (Web site)

Armoured Regiment

  1. It is formed around the core of either an armoured regiment or infantry battalion, and has other units added or removed from it as necessary.

Hussars

  1. For this heroic action the "Hussars of Junín" Regiment of the Light Horse was titled after Liberator of Perú with inscription on the regimental guidon.
  2. Founded in 1614, this is the oldest regiment of hussars in the world.

Light Dragoons

  1. The Light Dragoons is an armoured regiment of the British Army.
  2. For bringing news of the victory, Hale was rewarded with land in Canada and permission to raise a regiment of light dragoons.

Royal Tank Regiment

  1. The Royal Tank Corps (which later became the Royal Tank Regiment) was the only corps formed in WWI that survived the cuts. (Web site)
  2. The regiments of line cavalry and the Royal Tank Regiment are grouped together as the Royal Armoured Corps.
  3. The soldier, from Badger Squadron, 2 Royal Tank Regiment, died when his Warrior armoured vehicle rolled off a bridge and landed in water.

Preobrazhensky Regiment

  1. He started his military career by joining the Preobrazhensky Regiment in 1719.
  2. An officer of the Preobrazhensky regiment opened the gates to the conspirators. (Web site)
  3. He was trained as a musician and attached to the Preobrazhensky regiment, where he played the hautboy in the regimental band. (Web site)

First Regiment

  1. Lee went back to Washington, and was appointed Colonel of the First Regiment of Cavalry in March 1861. (Web site)

Tangier Regiment

  1. The Tangier Regiment served as part of the British Army in the Tangier Garrison from 1662 until its evacution in 1684.
  2. From here, in 1680 he was promoted to Colonel of the Tangier Regiment of foot.
  3. It is still proudly emblazoned on the Colours of the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, the modern successor of the Tangier Regiment.

Cheshire Regiment

  1. Sir Charles Napier stated the battle had been won due to the actions of the 1st Troop Bombay Horse Artillery and the Cheshire Regiment. (Web site)
  2. The soldiers, mainly members of the Cheshire Regiment, regularly socialised in the pub which was close to the British Army base in Ballykelly. (Web site)

Artillery Regiment

  1. Truman was chosen to be an officer, and then battery commander in an artillery regiment in France. (Web site)
  2. Jackson began his U.S. Army career in the 1st U.S. Artillery Regiment and was sent to fight in the Mexican War from 1846 to 1848.

Parachute Regiment

  1. Most recently to Corporal Bryan Budd, of the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, who died in action in Afghanistan in 2006.

Dorset Regiment

  1. The Devonshire and Dorset regiment at mount Igman, part of IFOR troop deployment shown in military art print by John Wynne Hopkins. (Web site)
  2. He has recently retired from the infantry of the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment.

Royal Irish Regiment

  1. The Royal Irish Regiment shares the status of the largest infantry regiment in the British Army with the Parachute Regiment.
  2. Irish regiments - today the Royal Irish Regiment - have a dark green Regimental Colour. (Web site)
  3. The Foot Guards of the Guards Division, The Royal Irish Regiment and the two remaining Gurkha battalions have been excluded from the changes.

Royal Engineers

  1. The London Regiment ceased to exist in 1938 with the battalions transferring to regular infantry regiments, the Royal Artillery and the Royal Engineers. (Web site)

Royal Regiment

  1. In 2006, the regiments of the Scottish Division were amalgamated to form the Royal Regiment of Scotland.
  2. The Corps of Royal Engineers, originally an all-officer corps, was not formally separated from the Royal Regiment of Artillery until 1787.
  3. The Royal Regiment of Artillery, generally known as the Royal Artillery (RA), is, despite its name, a corps of the British Army.

Doctor

  1. But as soon as the doctor allowed, I joined the regiment in Warsaw. (Web site)

Line

  1. In an economic age the Royal Regiment is a shame in one sense but only brings the Corps of Infantry into line with the other corps in the army.

Middle

  1. The Madras Regiment is one of the oldest regiments in the Indian army formed around the middle of 18th century.

Recruitment

  1. Promises of a famous band being attached to a regiment were used to induce recruitment, and the brass band tradition flourished.
  2. From the same time, the recruitment to the Mahar Regiment has been opened to all classes of the country.

Breach

  1. A regiment of Jacobite dragoons also made a sortie and attacked the Williamites in the breach from the outside. (Web site)

Indians

  1. Despite this warning, on June 25, Custer divided his regiment into three commands and moved forward to surround and attack the encamped Indians. (Web site)

Fortunes

  1. Reviews Synopsis Talks about the fortunes of The Light Dragoons' predecessors and describes the activities of the regiment. (Web site)

Virginia

  1. The regiment remained in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia until May, 1864, when it moved to Richmond, Virginia.

Recruiting

  1. Sebastian Roberts is a brigadier in the gilt-edged Irish Guards involved in recruiting for the regiment. (Web site)
  2. He then rebuilt the Malay Regiment, which was left with only 600 soldiers by recruiting more from the Malay Peninsula and other east islands. (Web site)

March

  1. In Stark's opinion, Enoch Poor had refused to march his militia regiment to Bunker Hill to join the battle, instead choosing to keep his regiment at home.
  2. During the march from Mexico to the coast, Lieutenant Hancock acted as regimental quartermaster and commissary of his regiment. (Web site)
  3. The regiment returned to Camp Pendleton in March of 1955.

Uniform

  1. In 1808, when the regiment was reformed into Leib-Husaren Regiments Nr.1 and Nr.2, the Totenkopf remained a part of the uniform. (Web site)
  2. In 1768 the regiment was constituted a corps of light cavalry, and the uniform and equipment were changed.
  3. When the regiment became the 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars in 1840, their new uniform by coincidence included "cherry" (i.e. (Web site)

Basic Unit

  1. The basic unit of the field army was the "regiment", legiones or auxilia for infantry and vexellationes for cavalry.
  2. The basic unit of the Hitler Youth was the Bann, the equivalent of a military regiment. (Web site)

Unit

  1. In the army, the most junior sublieutenant in a regiment (or other unit) is also the flag carrier. (Web site)

Colors

  1. Adjt. Joel A. Battle, jr., was badly wounded while in front with the colors of his regiment, which he seized when the bearer was shot down. (Web site)

Outbreak

  1. At the outbreak of the French and Indian War in 1754, Goffe rejoined the New Hampshire Militia and served in Joseph Blanchard 's Regiment.

Normandy

  1. In May 1944 he records the restless time as his regiment prepared for the invasion of Normandy. (Web site)

Baden-Powell

  1. Baden-Powell with Major Baker Russell and officers of the his regiment, the 13th Hussars, on post in India after a day of pigsticking.
  2. In 1876, Baden-Powell was posted to his first regiment, The 13th Hussars, a cavalry regiment with a long tradition.
  3. Baden-Powell was assigned to raise a small regiment to protect Rhodesia.

France

  1. By the end of the year, Pouyade had been released from his command of the regiment and he, along with other veteran pilots, returned to France.
  2. When as a youth Debussy was serving with his regiment in France, he relates of the delight he experienced in listening to the tones of the bugles and bells. (Web site)
  3. He joined the British Army in the First World War and served with an artillery regiment in France, where he won the Military Cross.

Napoleon

  1. Napoleon approached the regiment alone, dismounted his horse and, when he was within gunshot range shouted, "Here I am.

Edinburgh

  1. The regular 1st battalions of the two Regiments combining at Redford Barracks, Edinburgh to form the 1st battalion of the new regiment (1 RHF). (Web site)
  2. Corporal Mark William Wright, 27, from Edinburgh, of the Parachute Regiment, died after a patrol entered an unmarked minefield in Helmand province. (Web site)

Churchill

  1. However Churchill believed that he needed at least £500 to support a style of life in keeping with other officers of the regiment.

Heroism

  1. The reputation of the Mississippians for heroism was fully sustained by this regiment. (Web site)

Courage

  1. The history of the Regiment spans 154 years with heroic deeds of valour and courage which have few parallels if any. (Web site)
  2. Because when required to muster courage and discipline they do exactly what they did when confronted by jawans of 3 Madras Regiment - hide under their desks.

Northern Ireland

  1. A regiment of the British Army which was recruited in 1972 from within Northern Ireland.
  2. The regiment currently recruits soldiers from Northern Ireland and Yorkshire. (Web site)

Action

  1. In 1727 the regiment saw action at Gibraltar and were sent to Fortress Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island in 1745.
  2. Thereafter, when violence broke out on the border between Jaffa and Tel Aviv, Margolin sent part of the regiment into action on his own initiative.
  3. The regiment moved into Kentucky but was not in action during the campaign. (Web site)

Duty

  1. It is again recommended to send a good nurse from each Regiment with the men, such as are encumbered with children, are by no means proper for that duty. (Web site)

Captain

  1. After his actions against the French, he became Captain of the Regiment of Borbon.
  2. Beatty resigned from the regiment on 21 November 1865, with the honorary rank of Captain. (Web site)
  3. Within each regiment were several companies, each commanded by a captain. (Web site)

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