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 ...
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.
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 ...
General JED Perera's stellar contribution to the Armed Forces of Sri Lanka
Independent Sri Lanka's eighth Army Commander, General Deshamanya Joseph Everard ... to India and Pakistan for training of its Armed Forces'officers. Gen. Denis Perera was also the first Army Officer to follow training at the prestigious National Defence ...
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 ...