Events for February 2017
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Singapore falls to Japan15th February 1942
In one of the greatest defeats in British military history, Britain's supposedly impregnable Singapore fortress surrenders to Japanese forces. Singapore, located off the Malay Peninsula was considered invulnerable to attack because of its big defensive… Read more...
Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Eylau7th February 1807
French forces fight an inconclusive battle against Russian and Prussian forces in Eastern Prussia. Christopher Summerville's gripping account of this bitterly fought clash and of Napoleon's subsequent triumph at Friedland is the first extensive study… Read more...
Devonshire and Dorset Regiment merged int The Rifles1st February 2007
Since its formation on 17 May 1958, The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment has played an extremely full role in the British Army's order of battle, serving in Cyprus, British Guiana (Guyana), Northern Ireland, West Germany,… Read more...