CXX Squadron was one of three flying Squadrons based at RAF Kinloss, including 201 Squadron (Guernsey’s Own) and 42 (Reserve) Squadron which were disbanded in 2011.
The J (Sidi Rezegh) Battery officially formed up on 4th April 1805 as The Troop Madras Horse Artillery, but the battery can trace its origins back to 1756 as the Madres Galloper Guns. In 1941, during one of Rommel’s 8th Afrika Korps Panzer advances, the battery were hopelessly outnumbered and outgunned, but the Germans were […]
Along with Ali al-Sistani and Ammar al-Hakim of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, Muqtadar al Sadr is considered one of the most influential religious and political figures in the country, despite not holding any official title in the Iraqi government. He is the leader of a political party, the Sadrist Movement. On 18th February […]
Welcome to Operation Telic.co.uk This website is dedicated to advancing understanding the involvement of Britain’s armed forces in the Iraq conflict between 2003 and 2009. It is the fruit of more than 10 years work visiting Iraq and studying Operation Telic. There is much still to be learnt about Britain’s most unpopular recent war. Your feed […]