Highland Brigade

Highland Brigade is the name of several military units:

  • Highland Brigade (United Kingdom), a historical unit of the British Army, which has been formed a number of times
  • Polish Independent Highland Brigade, a Polish military unit created in France in 1939, after the fall of Poland

Other articles related to "highland brigade, highland":

HMS Sansovino (F162) - History - Post-war
... On 18 January 1946 she was in the Pacific when the Highland Brigade, carrying two thousand Indian troops, struck a mine off Singapore. 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment from Soerabaja, came to the aid of the stricken Highland Brigade, and took 110 Indian troops off with her landing craft ... The Highland Brigade was subsequently towed into Singapore ...
Donald Callander - Military Career
... This battle was the last time a Highland Battalion fought in the kilt ... In August 1944 he joined the 51st Highland Division under C.O Lt.Col ... duty in February 1950 as an instructor at the Highland Brigade Training Centre, becoming the Adjutant of HQ The Highland Brigade in 1951 ...
Battle Of Alma - Battle - Final Stage
... They were faced by the advancing Highland Brigade a mere three battalions ... Led by Sir Colin Campbell, the 93rd (Highland) Regiment, the 79th (Cameron Highlanders) Regiment and the 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment were advancing in a dangerously thin line ... The highly disciplined Highland Brigade advanced firing, a task difficult to accomplish in those days ...

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