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 Teniente) October 07, 2014
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After the peacetime period between the wars, the 51st Highland Division was mobilised again in 1939 for deployment to France in January 1940 as part of the B.E.F. After the initial operations, as the B.E.F. retired on Dunkirk and the Division formed a defensive perimeter around...read more

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At the end of World War I the women who had filled the peacetime roles, made vacant while the men were away fighting, found themselves back at the kitchen sink; housewives once more with their contribution to the victory largely ignored. Rather than increasing their roles in the world after the...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 05, 2014
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Soldiers from the French African colonies holding a position at Boucle du Doubs, near Besancon, France, winter of 1944. These soldiers are from Senegalese Free French troops. They are armed with a British Bren and an American 1903 Springfield. The helmets are American ones, emblazoned with the...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 13, 2014
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 HQ Comando Supremo) May 17, 2014
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‘We will win because we are the strongest’ was the litany of optimism within France during the Phoney War (drôle de guerre). The fortifications of the Maginot line had appeared to make another German invasion on the scale of 1914 impossible. The morale of French people, wrote Somerset Maugham in...read more

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