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Canada mobilized six MG Battalions in 1939, assigning one to each Infantry Brigade.  In January 1941, this was changed to just one MG Battalion per Infantry Division.  Since the country followed British structure, it's a safe bet the UK had this type of unit in 1939, if not earlier.

 

https://www.canadiansoldiers.com/tactical/machinegunbattalion.htm

 

regards,

Jack

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It's been a bit of a nightmare to collate, but here's my first attempt at a timeline for the North African campaign.

 

Feedback and corrections welcome as ever.

 

If anyone can shed any more light on the 4th and 7th Armoured Brigades in 1940-41 I'd be very grateful, as I'm sure the 7th and 8th Hussars couldn't be in two places at once!

 

Apologies for the enormous image size. You might have to open them in a new tab to view them properly.

 

Middle East - Armoured Divisions

 

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Once again fantastic work and thanks from me for doing this

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Hi Squarebev

 

I've used your information to work out the markings for my Tortoise and I'm sure I'll use it again. This info is fascinating and invaluable. Thank you for all your work and I like the layout. The pop out images are excellent to work off.

 

Thank you 👍🏻 and enjoy your coffee 😁

 

Andrew

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