Operation Market Garden
Operation Market Garden (17–25 September 1944) was an unsuccessful Allied military operation, fought in the Netherlands and Germany in the Second World War. It was the largest airborne operation up to...
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4th Regiment Royal Artillery
The 4th Regiment Royal Artillery is a regiment of the Royal Artillery in the British Army. It was formed in 1939 as 4th Regiment Royal Horse Artillery before being redesignated in 1961. It is currentl...
1st Cavalry Division (United Kingdom)
The 1st Cavalry Division was a regular Division of the British Army during the First World War where it fought on the Western Front. During the Second World War it was a second line formation, formed ...
Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Sturzkampfgeschwader 77 (StG 77) was a Luftwaffe Dive bomber-wing of World War II.
Sturzkampfgeschwader 77 was formed on 1 May 1939, I. Group in Brieg, Stab and II. Group in Breslau-Schöngarten (t...
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Jagdgeschwader 51
Jagdgeschwader 51 (JG 51) Mölders was a Luftwaffe fighter wing during World War II, named after the fighter ace Werner Mölders in 1942. JG 51's pilots won more Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes than a...
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2nd Mountain Brigade (Poland)
2nd Mountain Brigade (2. Brygada Gorska) was a unit of the Polish Army, which took part in the Polish September Campaign. Commanded by Colonel Aleksander Stawarz, it was part of Operational Group "Jas...
818 Naval Air Squadron
818 Naval Air Squadron was a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm carrier based squadron formed in August 1939. It served on a number of the Navy's aircraft carriers during the Second World War, serving in most o...
Jagdfliegerführer 1
Jagdfliegerführer 1 was part of Luftflotte 2 (Air Fleet 2), one of the primary divisions of the German Luftwaffe in World War II. It was formed on December 21, 1939 in Jever. Jagdfliegerführer 1 was r...
2nd Air Corps (Germany)
II. Fliegerkorps (2nd Air Corps) was formed 11 October 1939 in Frankfurt am Main from the 2. Flieger-Division. The Corps was relocated to the Mediterranean theatre of operations on 15 November 1941. T...
9th (Highland) Infantry Division
The 9th (Highland) Infantry Division was a Territorial Army division of the British Army at the beginning of World War II. It was raised in 1939 as a 2nd Line duplicate of the 51st (Highland) Infantry...
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5th Army (Russia)
The 5th Army is a Russian Ground Forces formation in the Far East Military District. During the Soviet period it was known as the 5th Red Banner Army. It was formed in 1939, served during the Soviet i...
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Home Service Battalions
The Home Service Battalions were a force of the British Army in the First and Second World Wars, intended for home defence and other duties. Those who joined these battalions were exempted from servic...
2nd Armoured Division (United Kingdom)
The 2nd Armoured Division was a British Army formation during the Second World War; it was created on 15 December 1939 and disbanded on 10 May 1941, after most of the division was captured at Mechili ...
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10th Panzer Division (Wehrmacht)
The 10th Panzer Division was a formation of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.It was formed in Prague in March 1939, and served in the Army Group North reserve during the invasion of Poland of ...
1st Cuirassier Regiment (France)
The 1st Cuirassier Regiment (French: 1er Régiment de Cuirassiers, 1er RC) was the oldest armoured regiment in the French Army, until it was amalgamated with 11th Cuirassiers Regiment. Today its tr...
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19 Squadron SAAF
19 Squadron SAAF is a current squadron of the South African Air Force operating as a transport/utility helicopter squadron. It was formed in 1939 as part of the Air Force airways Wing, flying transpo...
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5th Infantry Division (India)
Indian 5th Infantry Division was an infantry division in the Indian Army during the Second World War which fought in several theatres of the war and was nicknamed the "Ball of Fire". It was one of the...
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Warsaw Armoured Motorized Brigade
The Warsaw Armoured Motorized Brigade (Polish: Warszawska Brygada Pancerno-Motorowa, WBP-M, WBPanc-Mot) was a motorized unit of the Polish Army during the interbellum period. The brigade was one o...
23rd (Northumbrian) Division
The 23rd (Northumbrian) Division was a motorised infantry division of the British Army that saw active service in World War II in France in 1940. The division was raised in the Territorial Army as a 2...
4th SS Polizei Division
The 4th SS Polizei Panzergrenadier Division was one of the thirty-eight divisions fielded as part of the Waffen-SS during World War II.The division was formed in 1939 as part of the Ordnungspolizei or...
4th Mechanized Brigade (United Kingdom)
4th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters North East (The Black Rats), previously known as 4th Mechanized Brigade (The Black Rats) is a British Army brigade formation, currently based in Catterick, North ...
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