CRISIS IN THE BALKANS: PARATROOPS; British Forces Delay Entry in Kosovo, as Serb Pullout Lags
The paratroopers were to be swiftly followed ... commander, British Lieut. Gen. Sir Michael Jackson, promised at a news conference tonight that ''we shall be off quickly,'' and that his troops would act in a manner ''both robust and evenhanded.'' General ...
The Name-Dropper: How North Jersey honors Casimir Pulaski
Washington accepted him, and successfully lobbied Congress to approve Pulaski as a brigadier general with the assignment of "commander of the ... charge to end a withering British artillery barrage against Colonial forces and their French allies.
Protestant George III and the losers of the Revolution
William Howe (1729-1814) replaced General Thomas Gage in 1775 as supreme commander of British forces. A brilliant general ... email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter at Fatherelder.
Jacques Massu, 94, General Who Led Battle of Algiers
A highly decorated officer who fought for France in every major conflict since World War I, Jacques Émile Charles Marie Massu joined General ... forces in Vietnam. In 1956, he spearheaded a drive to take control of the Suez Canal when the British-French ...
General Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley
The soldier and military historian General Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley, who has died aged 81, joined the British army as an under-age private during the second world war and rose through the ranks to commander-in-chief, Allied Forces, Northern Europe ...