"Tommy Atkins," or "Tommy," is one common nickname for British soldiers. The term is associated with World War I in particular, but was used as early as the 18th...
The major ranks of the British Army include Officer Cadet, Lieutenant, Captain, Major, Colonel, Brigadier, Major General, General and Field Marshal.
Soldier ranks include Private, Lance Corporal, Corporal, Sergeant, Staff Sergeant and Warrant Officer.
British soldiers also helped capture strategically important territories, allowing the
empire to expand. The army was also involved in numerous wars to pacify the ...
Oct 28, 2015 ... Some writers point out that the British army in Boston in 1775 was experienced, a
factor which contributed to its performance during the retreat ...
If that's what's happening with British soldiers
, I wonder how many American soldiers
are returning from Afghanistan and Iraq with hearing loss?
This really should not be happening, our deaf program SEE HEAR did a news item where the armed forces were all issued with e... More »
If we were to ask today's armed forces to serve under the same rules that the 18th
century British Soldier served, we would have an instant mutiny.
Nine Rare and Fascinating First-Person Profiles of Soldiers Who Fought for the
British Crown Much has been written about the colonists who took up arms ...
The British Army. ... Soldiers granted Freedom of Isle of Wight Soldiers from 266
Port Squadron were granted the Freedom of the Isle of Wight on Saturday.
British Soldiers is a lichen which gets its name from its resemblance to the
uniforms worn by English soldiers during the Revolutionary War. A lichen is not
Oct 26, 2015 ... A group of soldiers in Washington DC yesterday jokingly told a US reporter they
were there to rescue the former British colony from the ...