By Sam Katz
The Lebanese Civil conflict of 1975-76 triggered 80,000 lifeless and absolutely break up the rustic alongside factional traces. An envisioned 50 varied militias got here into lifestyles, and acts of violence have been either person and collective. in the middle of this explosive surroundings, cross-border clash among Israel and Lebanon intensified, culminating in Operation Peace for Galilee - the invasion of Lebanon. This e-book deals a daily account of the invasion and the next siege of Beirut, an operation that led to either the PLO and Israel claiming victory. quite a few photos and color plates painting the uniforms and gear of the Israeli, Palestinian and Multi-National forces.
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Queen Victoria's Commanders, Elite 71 (Oxford, 2000). G2: Regimental Colour, 31 st (Huntingdonshire) Foot, 1846 As indicated in the previous plate, the Regimental Colour of the 31 st was badly worn and tattered; this plate shows how it should have looked when complete. The colours were already 21 years old at Sobraon, having been presented on 7 March 1827 by Lady Amherst, the wife of the govemorgeneral, while the regiment was stationed at Meerut. They had already been carried in action during the First Afghan War, and earlier in the Sikh War, where the regiment lost a total of nine officers and 203 men kHled.
Hon. , 4th Foot, 1757 4: Second Colour, 33rd Foot, 1n1 4 c 2 3 1: Lt. Mathew Latham, 3rd (E. Gloucestershire) Foot, 1821 4: Royal Colour, 5th (Northumberland) Foot, 1839 F 4 2 3 1: Sgt. ), 1803 2: Second Colour, Beverley Volunteers, 1808 3: Colour, Independent Tyreril Volunteers & Loyal Uney Volunteers, 1778 4: Regimental Colour, Robin Hood Rifles, 1859 J 4 The Second Colour of the Temple Bar & St Paul's Association, 1794. The sheet follows the colour of the unit's blue facings. Badge: silver. Wreath: gold.
Source: JSAHR, vol. 235. 1812. Sheet: blue with gold lettMlng. Shield: black with fifteen gold balls. Circlet gokl with black lettering. The device of 15 gold balls on a black shield derives ultimately from the arms of Richard, Ear1 of Comwall during the 13th century, but has subsequently come to symbolise the county as a whole. Soun:e: National Army Museum microfilm 0807/28. h century. "ntal f',olours. personal arms gradually disappeared from militia colours. In 1806, for example, tlw colours of the lst Royal Lancashire Militia bore only the regimental name within a Union wreath .