2nd London Infantry Brigade

2nd London Infantry 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. The 2nd Gibraltar Brigade was a British Army regular garrison brigade during the Second World War. After serving as part of the Garrison of Gibraltar from 24 April 1941 to 1 December 1943, it was redesignated as the 28th Infantry Brigade and as such saw action in Sicily and Italy as part of the 4th Infantry Division. From December 1944 through to August 1945 the Brigade served in Greece with General Ronald Scobie's III Corps. The Allied invasion of Sicily, codenamed Operation Husky, was a major World War II campaign, in which the Allies took Sicily from the Axis (Italy and Nazi Germany). It was a large scale amphibious and airborne operation, followed by six weeks of land combat. It launched the Italian Campaign.
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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135650831
  • 9786135650839