146th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

146th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 146th Infantry Brigade was a formation active during the First World War, the Second World War, and with the Territorial Army during the early part of the Cold War. During the Second World war, the Brigade part of the 49th (West Riding) Infantry Division, was stationed in Iceland, and adopted as its insignia the Polar Bear on an ice floe. In 1942 they was transferred back to the United Kingdom until June 1944, when it moved to Normandy. Its major contribution to the war was in the Liberation of Arnhem and the fierce battles that led up to it. During the fighting on the Continent, the 49th Infantry Division was nicknamed 'the Polar Bears' because of their logo.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 245g
  • Part Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135649299
  • 9786135649291