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Roger H.c. Donlon
Officially, his country was not at war, but for Captain Roger H.C. Donlon that point was irrelevant. He was in harm’s way, and he knew it. Leading Team A-726, a 12-man detachment from Company C, US Army Seventh Special Forces Group, Donlon was cooper
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Rebirth Of The Tercio
Tercio (literally ‘third’) was the name used by Spanish infantry regiments in the 16th and 17th centuries. The Legion’s original name was Tercio de extranjeros (literally ‘Tercio of Foreigners’), which changed to Tercio de Marruecos (Tercio of Morocc
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Roundheads, Royalists And Radicals
A great-great-nephew of the Tudor statesman Thomas Cromwell, Oliver Cromwell was born into a minor gentry family and educated at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. Elected to Parliament as the MP for Huntingdon in 1628 he nevertheless worked as a gent