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battle honours

Stephen Wood

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198606963
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191727467
battle honours

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is the term applied to distinctions commemorative of battles which are placed, by order of government, on a regiment's colours

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Subjects: Military History

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