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  1. sirbhp

    FV430 Series: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

    During the Second World War the British infantry found itself lacking suitable transport to cope with the fast moving German Blitzkrieg tactics. Various stop-gap measures were introduced with mixed success but, with the post-war nuclear biological and chemical threat, it was imperative that a...
  2. Cynical

    British Army Of the Rhine

    Britain’s contribution to the land part of the Cold War was collectively known as the British Army of the Rhine (BAOR). Throughout the period ((1945-1993) at least 55,000 troops were garrisoned there, initially to keep the Germans down but mostly to keep the Russians out. That’s a huge amount...
  3. Goatman

    TV :03 Oct 16- BBC4 Timeshift - BAOR

    Heads up for the Old and Bold ,tonight on the box Timeshift (Timeshift: The British Army of the Rhine) on BBC4 HD, Mon 3 Oct 11:50pm - TVGuide.co.uk Mobile Timeshift: The British Army of the Rhine The story of British servicemen and their families who had to live in Germany in the decades...

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