brigade

  1. Paratroopers Brigade Folgore, Italian Army Unit

    Paratroopers Brigade Folgore, Italian Army Unit

    The Paratroopers Brigade "Folgore" is an airborne brigade of the Italian Army. Its core units are three battalions of paratroopers. The name Folgore is Italian for lightning. The Folgore is one of three light infantry brigades of the Italian Army.
  2. RomesFinest

    Favorite/Best Unit(Regiment, Brigade, Division, Corps) of the American civil war

    For the longest time I have been reluctant to study the civil war because of my preconceived notion of the war being strategically and tactically uninteresting. I was mostly interested in early modern warfare until a friend of mine loaned me Battle Cry of Freedom by Mcpherson and implored me to...
  3. warmoviebuff

    HISTORY or HOLLYWOOD: The Devil's Brigade

    HISTORY or HOLLYWOOD: The Devil’s Brigade 1. The unit was originally created to conduct commando raids in Norway. 2. Col. Frederick was against the Norway idea, but was forced to take command of the unit. 3. The American half of the unit was comprised of men who were taken from stockades...
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    The Charge of the Light Brigade

    Having watched the film recently, 1936, Errol Flynn, holds up very well, I got to wondering about the real life event that many of us only know from Alfred Lord Tennyson's Poem. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Charge_of_the_Light_Brigade_%281936_film%29 A few considerations to open: What...
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    Centenary of the Canadian Automobile Machine-Gun Brigade

    Today marks the centenary of the creation of the Canadian Automobile Machine-Gun Brigade - the only fuklly mechanised brigade with the British Army. Check out my blog post all about it - Canada in WW1 | Illustrated London News
  6. Viperlord

    Battle of Brawner's Farm- Stonewall meets the Iron Brigade

    The opening clash in the Second Battle of Manassas erupted on August 28th. The ailing Rufus King's division of Federal troops was marching along the Warrenton Turnpike, bound for Centreville, where Union Maj. Gen. John Pope, commanding officer of the Army of Virginia, believed Stonewall...
  7. tjadams

    Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War

    Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War by Edward B. Williams Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War: Edward B. Williams: 9780786468607: Amazon.com: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51UkfHHAIjL.@@AMEPARAM@@51UkfHHAIjL Book Reviews – January 2013
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    Scotch Brigade Lists

    Can anyone tell me if lists are available of those who fought with the Scotch (sic) Brigade in the Low Countries, please? I'm particularly interested in the years 1568-1630. Cheers, Bob
  9. SPERRO

    Death Ride, the Charge of the Light Brigade

    A famous event of the Crimean war, the destruction of 3 regiments of Britains finest cavalry, Accident or deliberate ?
  10. Naomasa298

    The Charge of the Heavy Brigade

    I mentioned this in another thread although I was incorrect as to when it took place. We all know about the Charge of Light Brigade, but the charge of the Heavy Brigade at Balaclava is almost forgotten - partly because it wasn't exactly a charge. It took place earlier on the same day. While...
  11. Salah

    Who did the Irish Brigade fight at Fredericksburg?

    Just watched Gods and Generals the other night, and it poignantly depicted the gallant charge of New York's "Irish Brigade" against Confederate fortifications outside of Fredericksburg, on December 13th of 1862. The movie depicts not only the Federal troops, but also the Rebs as Irishmen. The...
  12. MagnaCarta

    'Death Squad': Full horror emerges of how rogue U.S. brigade murdered and mutilated

    mutilated innocent Afghan civilians - and kept their body parts as trophies Read more: Shocking video shows U.S. troops cheering as airstrike blows up Afghan civilians | Mail Online Rolling Stone reveals how U.S. troops murdered Afghan civilians Soldiers cut off 15-year-old boy's finger and...
  13. Germanyankee

    Last US Combat Brigade Leaves Iraq

    The last combat brigade has left Iraq, story below: Story
  14. NewModelSoldier

    Abraham Lincoln Brigade Database

    For those like myself that have an interest in the Spanish Civil War: http://www.alba-valb.org/
  15. okamido

    Charge of the Light Brigade

    October 25th, 1854 On this day, 155 years ago between 607- 673 men of the 4th and 13th light dragoons, 17th lancers, and 8th and 11th hussars, under the command of Major General, the Earl of Cardigan, met their fate at the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War. A question to pose is whether...