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British officer in the Balkans

the account of a journey through Dalmatia, Montenegro, Turkey in Austria, Magyarland, Bosnia and Hercegovina.

by Percy Edward Henderson

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Published by J.B. Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Description and travel

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR15 H4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination301,1p.
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23283068M

    But the social world of the young officer class was a small one, and there were plenty of other friend- ships and connections linking officers in the Balkans. Julian Amery, for example, was an old school-friend of Smiley and McLean, and when he landed in Albania the first officer he met there was one of his closest friends from Oxford, Alan Hare. Author Knight, a British Territorial Army officer with a doctorate in history, begins this work by observing that when “Operation Iraqi Freedom” began in , that he was not one of the few people, including many diplomats and soldiers, who had any idea the country had been a major theatre of war nearly a .

    In the Balkans these points were not situated along the Albanian border but in southern Greece and on Crete. The Italian failure to capture Crete seemed a strategic blunder, since British possession of the island endangered the Italian lines of communication to North Africa and assured Greece of a steady flow of supplies from Egypt.   British MI6 agents named in Balkans By Paul Mitchell 27 October Over the last few weeks newspapers in Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina .

      Richard H. Kraemer has had two careers. His first was as an officer in the U. S. Army Air Forces and U. S. Air Force from to He completed almost three full combat tours in North Africa and Europe in World War II, and flew 41 missions of a mission tour in Korea before the armistice was signed in Author: Richard H. Kraemer. Colonel Richard Justin Kemp CBE (born 14 April ) is a retired British Army officer who served from to Kemp was an infantry battalion Commanding Officer. Among his assignments were the command of Operation Fingal in Afghanistan from July to November , and work for the Joint Intelligence Committee and COBR.


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