1st Special Service Brigade

1st Special Service Brigade

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. 154th Infantry Brigade was part of The 51st (Highland) Division and was a British Territorial Army division that fought during the Second World War. The division was referred to as the "Highway Decorators" by other divisions who became used to discovering the 'HD' insignia painted wherever the Highlanders had passed through. Recruiting for the Commandos began in 1940 when a call was made for volunteers from certain formations that were still in Britain at the time. It was also decided that the Divisional Independent Companies that had been originally raised from Territorial Army Divisions would be disbanded and used to raise the new Commando units along with other men who had seen service in Norway and elsewhere. Subsequent recruiting for the Commandos was also conducted in the various theatres of war and among foreign nationals joining the Allies.
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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Phon
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135651005
  • 9786135651003