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Pages: 56. Chapters: British Army personnel of the Russian Civil
War, Royal Air Force personnel of the Russian Civil War, Royal Navy
personnel of the Russian Civil War, Brian Horrocks, Edmund
Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside, Arthur Percival, Augustus Agar,
Evelyn Barker, Harry Harcourt, W. N. T. Beckett, Douglas Wimberley,
George Rowland Patrick Roupell, Oliver Locker-Lampson, Gerald
Templer, Walter Cowan, Colin Gubbins, Samuel Kinkead, John Ward,
Arthur Sullivan, Eric Sherbrooke Walker, Archibald Church, Thomas
Williams, Edwyn Alexander-Sinclair, Robert Gordon-Finlayson, Alan
Jerrard, Algernon Willis, Roderick Carr, Philip James Woods, Arthur
Borton, Frank Worsley, Ronald Sykes, David Norris, Samuel Pearse,
William Beckett, Henry Gale, Paul Dukes, Berwick Curtis, Cecil
Aylmer Cameron, Archie Cecil Thomas White, Adam Archibald, Arthur
Batten-Pooll, George Grogan, Claude Congreve Dobson, Archibald
Jack, Gordon Charles Steele, Robert Johnson, Sir Edward Grogan, 2nd
Baronet, Rowan Daly, John Alfred Moreton. Excerpt:
Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Gwynne Horrocks, KCB, KBE, DSO, MC (7
September 1895 - 4 January 1985) was a British army officer. He is
chiefly remembered as the commander of XXX Corps in Operation
Market Garden and other operations during the Second World War. He
also served in the First World War and the Russian Civil War, was a
prisoner of war twice, and competed in the 1924 Paris Olympics.
Later he was a television presenter, authored books on military
history, and was Black Rod in the House of Lords for 14 years. In
1940 Horrocks commanded a battalion during the Battle of France,
the first time he served under Bernard Montgomery, the most
prominent British commander of the war. Montgomery later identified
Horrocks as one of his most able officers, appointing him to corps
commands in both North Africa and Europe. In 1943, Horroc...
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