Army

History of the British Army of the Rhine

With the highest-ranking Army commander in Germany leaving the country today as part of the drawdown operation, Tim Cooper has taken a look...

With the highest-ranking Army commander in Germany leaving the country today as part of the drawdown operationTim Cooper has taken a look back at the history of British Forces Germany and its predecessor, the British Army of the Rhine.
 
Back in the 1950s, a posting in Germany was being actively encouraged as a vast British Army presence continued to expand.
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