HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

picture info

Auxiliary Territorial Service
The Auxiliary Territorial Service
Auxiliary Territorial Service
(ATS; often pronounced as an acronym) was the women's branch of the British Army
British Army
during the Second World War. It was formed on 9 September 1938, initially as a women's voluntary service, and existed until 1 February 1949, when it was merged into the Women's Royal Army Corps. The ATS had its roots in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC), which was formed in 1917 as a voluntary service. During the First World War its members served in a number of jobs including clerks, cooks, telephonists and waitresses. The WAAC was disbanded after four years in 1921. Prior to the Second World War, the government decided to establish a new Corps for women, and an advisory council, which included members of the Territorial Army (TA), a section of the Women's Transport Service (FANY) and the Women's Legion, was set up
[...More...]

"Auxiliary Territorial Service" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe
[...More...]

"United Kingdom" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Other Ranks (UK)
Other ranks (ORs) in the Royal Marines, British Army, Royal Air Force and in the armies and air forces of many other Commonwealth countries are those personnel who are not commissioned officers, usually including non-commissioned officers (NCOs).[1][2] In the Royal Navy, these personnel are called "ratings"[3] and not other ranks. Non-commissioned member is the equivalent term for the Canadian Armed Forces
[...More...]

"Other Ranks (UK)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Royal Military Police
The Royal Military Police
Royal Military Police
(RMP) is the corps of the British Army responsible for the policing of army service personnel, and for providing a military police presence both in the UK and while service personnel are deployed overseas on operations and exercises. Members of the RMP are often known as 'Redcaps' because of the scarlet covers on their peaked caps, or scarlet coloured berets. The RMP origins can be traced back to the 13th Century but it was not until 1877 that a regular corps of military police was formed, with the creation of the Military Mounted Police (MMP). This was followed by the Military Foot Police (MFP) in 1885. Although technically two independent corps, the two effectively functioned as a single organisation. In 1926, they were fully amalgamated to form the Corps of Military Police (CMP)
[...More...]

"Royal Military Police" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Imperial War Museum
Imperial War Museums
Imperial War Museums
(IWM) is a British national museum organisation with branches at five locations in England, three of which are in London. Founded as the Imperial War Museum
Imperial War Museum
in 1917, the museum was intended to record the civil and military war effort and sacrifice of Britain and its Empire during the First World War. The museum's remit has since expanded to include all conflicts in which British or Commonwealth forces have been involved since 1914. As of 2012, the museum aims "to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and 'wartime experience'".[2] Originally housed in the Crystal Palace at Sydenham Hill, the museum opened to the public in 1920
[...More...]

"Imperial War Museum" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Rhyl
Rhyl
Rhyl
(/rɪl/; Welsh: Y Rhyl, pronounced [ə ˈr̥ɨl]) is a seaside resort town and community in the county of Denbighshire, and in the historic county of Flintshire. It lies on the north-east coast of Wales
Wales
at the mouth of the River Clwyd
Clwyd
(Welsh: Afon Clwyd). To the west is the suburb of Kinmel Bay, with the resort of Towyn
Towyn
beyond. Prestatyn
Prestatyn
is to the east and Rhuddlan
Rhuddlan
to the south. At the 2011 Census, Rhyl
Rhyl
had a population of 25,149.[1] The conurbation of Abergele-Rhyl- Prestatyn
Prestatyn
has a population of over 60,000, with Rhyl- Kinmel Bay
Kinmel Bay
having 31,229 people. Rhyl
Rhyl
has long been a popular tourist destination
[...More...]

"Rhyl" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

21st Army Group
The 21st Army Group
21st Army Group
was a World War II
World War II
British headquarters formation, in command of two field armies and other supporting units, consisting primarily of the British Second Army and the First Canadian Army. Established in London during July 1943, under the command of Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF), it was assigned to Operation Overlord, the Western Allied invasion of Europe, and was an important Allied force in the European Theatre
[...More...]

"21st Army Group" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

VE Day
Victory in Europe
Europe
Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day, was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II
Allies of World War II
of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces. The formal surrender of the German forces occupying the Channel Islands
Channel Islands
did not occur until the following day, 9 May 1945. It thus marked the end of World War II in Europe. The term VE Day existed as early as September 1944,[3] in anticipation of victory. On 30 April 1945, Adolf Hitler, the Nazi leader, committed suicide during the Battle of Berlin. Germany's surrender, therefore, was authorised by his successor, Reichspräsident
Reichspräsident
Karl Dönitz. The administration headed by Dönitz was known as the Flensburg Government
[...More...]

"VE Day" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Demobilization Of The British Armed Forces After World War II
At the end of the Second World War, there were approximately five million servicemen and servicewomen in the British Armed Forces.[1] The demobilisation and reassimilation of this vast force back into civilian life was one of the first and greatest challenges facing the postwar British government.Contents1 Demobilisation plan 2 Release process 3 Personal challenges 4 See also 5 References and sources 6 Further reading 7 External linksDemobilisation plan[edit] The wartime Minister of Labour and National Service, Ernest Bevin, was the chief architect of the demobilisation plan, which was unveiled to the public on September 22, 1944. Most servicemen and servicewomen were to be released from the armed forces according to their 'age-and-service number', which, as its name suggests, was calculated from their age and the months they had served in uniform
[...More...]

"Demobilization Of The British Armed Forces After World War II" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Prime Minister
A prime minister, also known as a premier, is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government, often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system. In many systems, the prime minister selects and may dismiss other members of the cabinet, and allocates posts to members within the government. In most systems, the prime minister is the presiding member and chairman of the cabinet. In a minority of systems, notably in semi-presidential systems of government, a prime minister is the official who is appointed to manage the civil service and execute the directives of the head of state. In parliamentary systems fashioned after the Westminster system, the prime minister is the presiding and actual head of government and head of the executive branch
[...More...]

"Prime Minister" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Winston Churchill
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG OM CH TD DL FRS RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As a Member of Parliament (MP), he represented five constituencies during his career. As Prime Minister, Churchill oversaw British victory in the Second World War. Ideologically an economic liberal and British imperialist, he was a member of the Liberal Party from 1904 to 1924 before joining the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955. Born in Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
to an aristocratic family, Churchill was the son of an English politician and an American socialite. Joining the British Army, he saw action in British India, the Anglo–Sudan War, and the Second Boer
Boer
War, gaining fame as a war correspondent and writing books about his campaigns
[...More...]

"Winston Churchill" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

George VI
George VI
George VI
(Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom
King of the United Kingdom
and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth
British Commonwealth
from 11 December 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India
Emperor of India
and the first Head of the Commonwealth. Known publicly as Albert until his accession, and "Bertie" among his family and close friends, George VI
George VI
was born in the reign of his great-grandmother Queen Victoria, and was named after his great-grandfather Albert, Prince Consort. As the second son of King George V, he was not expected to inherit the throne and spent his early life in the shadow of his elder brother, Edward
[...More...]

"George VI" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Royal Artillery
The Royal Regiment
Regiment
of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery
Artillery
(RA) and colloquially known as "The Gunners", is the artillery arm of the British Army. The Royal Regiment
Regiment
of Artillery comprises thirteen Regular Army regiments, King's Troop
Troop
Royal Horse Artillery
Artillery
and five Army Reserve regiments.[2]Royal Artillery
Artillery
Officers uniform, 1825Royal Artillery
Artillery
repository exercises, 184416 Pounder RML field gun with horse team, c
[...More...]

"Royal Artillery" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Radar
Radar
Radar
is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects. It can be used to detect aircraft, ships, spacecraft, guided missiles, motor vehicles, weather formations, and terrain. A radar system consists of a transmitter producing electromagnetic waves in the radio or microwaves domain, a transmitting antenna, a receiving antenna (often the same antenna is used for transmitting and receiving) and a receiver and processor to determine properties of the object(s). Radio
Radio
waves (pulsed or continuous) from the transmitter reflect off the object and return to the receiver, giving information about the object's location and speed. Radar
Radar
was developed secretly for military use by several nations in the period before and during World War II
[...More...]

"Radar" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Anti-Aircraft Command
Command
Command
may refer to:Contents1 Computing 2 Military 3 Sports 4 Economics and politics 5 Linguistics and teaching 6 MusicComputing[edit] Command
Command
(computing), a statement in a computer language COMMAND.COM, the default operating system shell and command-l
[...More...]

"Anti-Aircraft Command" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Bombardier (rank)
Bombardier (/ˌbɒmbəˈdɪər/) is a military rank that has existed since the 16th century in artillery regiments of various armies, such as in the British Army
British Army
and the Royal Prussian Army. It is today equivalent to the rank of corporal in other branches.[1] The rank of lance-bombardier is the artillery counterpart of lance-corporal.Contents1 Commonwealth armies 2 United States of America 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksCommonwealth armies[edit] Bombardier (Bdr) and lance-bombardier (LBdr or L/Bdr) are used by the British Army
British Army
in the Royal Artillery
Artillery
and Royal Horse Artillery. The same applies to the Royal Australian Artillery, the Royal New Zealand Artillery, the South African Army Artillery
Artillery
and the Armed Forces of Malta
[...More...]

"Bombardier (rank)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
.