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Jamaican / West Indian women recruits for the Auxiliary Territorial Service in 1943 (women's branch of the Army in the UK). Afro-Caribbeans are the descendants of West Africans shipped in the slave trade to the West Indies (to English, French, Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese colonies founded from the 16th century). Since World War II many Afro-Caribbeans have migrated to North America and to Europe, especially to the USA, the UK, and the Netherlands.

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Leclerc Main Battle Tank, France The Leclerc main battle tank is operational with the French Army and the Armed Forces of the UAE.

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from Mail Online

Fury over book's claim that Queen Mother and her brother were born to family's French cook

Queen Mother & her brother. After her wedding, she left her bouquet in Westminister Abbey at the grave of the Unknown Warrior to remember this brother who had lost his life in the Battle of Loos. All Royal brides still follow this tradition to honor the armed forces.

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A soldier member of the French Foreign Legion (R) stands by a group of US marines 05 March 2004 at Port-Au-Prince's International airport. French, US, Canadian and Chilean troops have arrived in Haiti to help stabilize the country after former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide fled the country under pressure from an armed rebel revolt and the international Community.

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WW1. " Both eyes out and both arms torn to pieces by shellsplinters" -Julien Bryan - Ambulance 646

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from Mail Online

Blood, guts and modesty: 70 years after the start of WWII, a new book records the moving and humorous accounts of a generation of British heroes

WW II French prisoners of war who had escaped German POW Camp arrive in England to join the ranks of the Free French Armed Forces in Exile in September 1941.

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20/12/2013.Just days till Christmas and there’s no let-up for the sailors of HMS Montrose in the Gulf who’ve come under attack from a myriad of jets – and broken ship boarding records. RAF Typhoons, US Air Force F15s, French Rafales and jets from Gulf nations roared around the Plymouth-based frigate, as well as minehunter HMS Quorn, during a large exercise of air power in the region.

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