Praetorian Guard
The Praetorian Guard (Latin: Praetoriani) was a force of bodyguards used by Roman Emperors. The title was already used during the Roman Republic for the guards of Roman generals, at least since th...
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Royal Guard
A Royal Guard describes any group of military bodyguards, soldiers or armed retainers responsible for the protection of a royal person, such as Emperor/Empress, King/Queen, or Prince/Princess. They ...
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Stasi Decorations and Memorabilia
Stasi Decorations and Memorabilia, by Ralph Pickard is a two volume in-depth analysis of the socialist political culture of the Ministry for State Security (Stasi) of the German Democratic Republic (G...
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Grand Ducal Guard
The Grand Ducal Guard (French: Corps de la Garde Grand-Ducale) was the ceremonial guard unit of the military of Luxembourg from 1945–1966.
Formed in March 1945 the Company of Guards of 120 men...
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Irish Guards
The Irish Guards (IG), part of the Guards Division, is one of the Foot Guards Regiments of the British Army.Along with The Royal Irish Regiment, it is one of the two Irish regiments remaining in the B...
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Republican Guard (Egypt)
The Egyptian Republican Guard is a Division level command within the Egyptian Army, designed to be an armored division with the main responsibility to defend the President of the Republic, the major p...
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Coldstream Guards
The Coldstream Guards (COLDM GDS) is a part of the Guards Division, Foot Guards regiments of the British Army.It is the oldest regiment in the Regular Army in continuous active service, originating in...
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3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)
The 3rd United States Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army. It currently has three active battalions, and is readily identified by its nickname, "The Old Guard," as well as "Escor...
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Equites singulares Augusti
The equites singulares Augusti (lit: "personal cavalry of the emperor" i.e. imperial horseguards) were the cavalry arm of the Praetorian Guard during the Principate period of imperial Rome. Based in R...
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Noble Guard (Vatican)
The Noble Guard (Italian: Guardia Nobile) was one of the household guard units serving the Pope. It was formed by Pope Pius VII in 1801 as a regiment of heavy cavalry. Conceived as the Pope's pers...
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Ceremonial Guard
The Ceremonial Guard (CG) is an ad hoc military unit in the Canadian Forces that used to draw principally from two Primary Reserve (militia) regiments of Foot Guards: The Governor General's Foot Guard...
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Royal Guards Reserve Regiment
The Royal Guards Reserve Regiment was a reserve formation of the Household Brigade in existence from 1900 to 1901.
Due to the manpower needs of the Second Boer War, several Royal Reserve Regiments...
Household Division
Household Division is a term used principally in the Commonwealth of Nations to describe a country’s most elite or historically senior military units, or those military units that provide ceremonial o...
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1st Regiment of Life Guards
The 1st Regiment of Life Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry. It was formed in 1788 by the union of the 1st Troop of Horse Guards and 1st Troop of Horse Gr...
1st (Emperor Alexander) Guards Grenadiers
The 1st (Emperor Alexander) Guards Grenadiers (German: Kaiser Alexander Garde-Grenadier-Regiment Nr. 1, briefly Alexander-Regiment or Alexandriner) were an infantry regiment of the Guard Corps wit...
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Presidential Guard Battalion (Brazil)
The Presidential Guard Battalion (Portuguese: Batalhão da Guarda Presidencial; BGP) is a unit of the Brazilian Army and honor guard to the President of Brazil. Two other units, the 1st Guards Cav...
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Republican Guard (Syria)
The Syrian Republican Guard (Arabic: الحرس الجمهوري‎ al-Haras al-Jamhūriyy as-Sūrī), also known as the Presidential Guard, is an elite 25,000 man mechanized division. Its main purpose is to ...
Evzones
The Evzones, or Evzoni (Greek: Εύζωνες, Εύζωνοι), is the name of several historical elite light infantry and mountain units of the Greek Army. Today, it refers to the members of the Presidential G...
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Infantry Regiment Großdeutschland
The Infantry Regiment Großdeutschland (German: Infanterie-Regiment "Großdeutschland"; "Greater Germany" Infantry Regiment) was an élite German Army ceremonial and combat unit which saw action duri...
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Singapore Guards
In the Singapore Armed Forces, the Guards are an elite infantry formation specializing in rapid deployment. Guards are known as elite heliborne troopers. They are well trained in heliborne operations ...
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Governor's Foot Guard
The Governor's Guards of Connecticut are four distinct units of the Armed Forces of the State of Connecticut. There are two foot guard units and two horse guard units. In colonial times, one foot gu...
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Royal Bavarian Infantry Lifeguards Regiment
The Royal Bavarian Infantry Lifeguards Regiment (Königlich Bayerisches Infanterie-Leib-Regiment) was a household-bodyguard regiment of the Bavarian kings from the end of the Napoleonic Wars until the ...
Scots Guards
Scots Guards (SG), part of the Guards Division, is one of the Foot Guards regiments of the British Army. Their origins lie in the personal bodyguard of King Charles I of England and Scotland. Its line...
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Fort York Guard
The Fort York Guard is a ceremonial unit at Fort York. The unit represents the Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry, a unit stationed at the Fort during its construction and completion at the end of...
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Friedrich Engels Guard Regiment
The Friedrich Engels Guards Regiment (also known as NVA Guard Regiment 1) was a special guard unit of the East German National People's Army (NVA). The regiment was named after Friedrich Engels, the G...
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Wachbataillon
The Wachbataillon (full name: Wachbataillon beim Bundesministerium der Verteidigung (WachBtl BMVg) (Guard battalion at the Ministry of Defence)) is the German Bundeswehr's elite drill unit. The Wachba...
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