Armies in Lebanon 1982-84 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 165) by Sam Katz

By Sam Katz

The Lebanese Civil struggle of 1975-76 prompted 80,000 useless and completely break up the rustic alongside factional traces. An predicted 50 diverse militias got here into lifestyles, and acts of violence have been either person and collective. in the middle of this explosive surroundings, cross-border clash among Israel and Lebanon intensified, culminating in Operation Peace for Galilee - the invasion of Lebanon. This publication bargains a daily account of the invasion and the following siege of Beirut, an operation that ended in either the PLO and Israel claiming victory. a number of images and color plates painting the uniforms and kit of the Israeli, Palestinian and Multi-National forces.

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Dark blue - 65012 cloth; 67126 yarn; PMS 539 Light blue - 65014 cloth; 67120 yam; PMS 5415 The Inspector General's Department in 1851 had pompons of buff with upper one third in scarlet. In 1915, specifications established the facings as dark blue. The 14 October 1921 regulation established the colors as dark blue piped with white. Circular #70, dated 18 October 1936, announced the exchange of colors with the Judge Advocate General's Department that resulted in the present colors. Staff Specialist, ARNG/USAR, Officers National Guard Bureau Branch Insignia: A sword 1-3/8 inches in length laid horizontally across the upper part of an open book.

Adjutant General's Corps Old red, white and . blue enamel Insignia Branch InSIgnia Enlisted Insignia Branch Plaque Branch Insignia: A silver metal and enamel shield 1 inch in height on which are thirteen vertical stripes, 7 silver and 6 red; on a blue chief 1 large and 12 small silver stars. The basic design-the shield from the Coat of Arms of the United States- was adopted in 1872 as a solid shield of silver, bearing thirteen stars. In 1924, this design was authorized to be 32 Regimental Insignia Regimental Coats ofArms made in gold metal with the colors red, white, and blue in enamel.

Regimental Coat of Arms: The coat of arms appears on the breast of a displayed eagle on the regimental flag. The coat of arms is: Azure (dark blue), a wreath of laurel surmounted by Judge Advocate General's Corps continued a sword point to base in bend surmounted by a quill in bend sinister Or within an Orle Argent. The coat of arms was approved on 22 August 1986. The regimental flag is dark blue with white fringe. Symbolism of Regimental Insignia: The quill and sword symbolize the mission of the Corps, to advise the Secretary of the Army and supervise the system of military justice throughout the Army.

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