Flashback, March 2003 – AS90 Guns, Basra

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 … Read more