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Royal Challenger

King’s Royal Hussars with the Challenger 2 Pictured is a Challenger 2 (CR2) taking part in a rehearsal for the Land Combat Power Visit (LCPV) at Copehill Down Village, Salisbury Plain. The Kings Royal Hussars (KRH) Battlegroup and the Royal Welsh demonstrated the combat power of their units. The Challenger 2 is the British Army’s […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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D-Day: Gold Beach

50th Northumberland Take King and Jig Gold (generally referred to as Gold Beach) was the codename for one of the five areas of the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France in the Normandy Landings, 6 June 1944. At the centre of the five beaches, Gold was located between Port-en-Bessin on the west and La Rivière on […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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D-Day: Sword Beach

Special Service Brigade Takes Queen Red OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944. The British 2nd Army: Commandos of 1st Special Service Brigade landing from an LCI(S) (Landing Craft Infantry Small) on ‘Queen Red’ Beach, SWORD Area, at la Breche, at approximately 8.40 am, 6 June. The brigade commander, Brigadier the Lord Lovat […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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Ex Spring Storm

King’s Royal Hussars in Estonia Pictured is a Challenger 2 main battle tank operated by the King’s Royal Hussars. Having laid down smoke cover, the tank is driving through the screen. Part of the Royal Armoured Corp, the King’s Royal Hussars are on deployment to Estonia as part of the UK-led NATO battlegroup, codenamed Operation […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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