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The evolution of British Army equipment through 100 years of conflict; from 1914 to 2014. Since the First World War, the British soldiers' personal kit has continuously improved to meet the new challenges of warfare. To commemorate the centenary of WW1, see how equipment capabilities through through major conflicts compare and take a look at future military technology.

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Campaign launched for Britain's first black army officer to be honoured with Military Cross for bravery during the First World War

Second Lieutenant Walter Tull was the first black British Army officer; served in WWI

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'Combat Barbie' Miss England Katrina Hodge launches Miss World 2009

Katrina Hodge: Corporal in the British Army & Miss England '09. She enlisted in the army on a dare from her brother & was nicknamed Combat Barbie after showing up to her unit wearing fake eyelashes, heels, & carrying a pink suitcase. While serving in Iraq, she saved the lives of her comrades by wresting not 1 but 2 rifles from a prisoner, then knocking him out w/ her bare hands. After winning the Miss England contest in 2009, she handed over the crown & returned to military service. #bamf…

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Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.

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SAS. The Special Air Service or SAS is a regiment of the British Army constituted on 31 May 1950.[5] It is part of the United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) and has served as a model for the special forces of many other countries all over the world.[8][10] Special forces, or special operations forces, aremilitary units highly trained to perform unconventional, often high-risk missions. The SAS together with the Special Boat Service (SBS), Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR)

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A British soldier from the 2nd Warwickshire Regiment takes aim with his rifle while seated in a tree in Rumegies, France. (January 22, 1940, F 2222)

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BRITISH ARMY NORTH AFRICA 1942 (E 15488) A Humber Mk II armoured car of the 12th Royal Lancers on patrol in the Western Desert, 10 August 1942.

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