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Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Quicksilver
Hi Bruce, Only just seen this one from you....

Hi Bruce,
Only just seen this one from you. While I do not know if there is a market for a reprint I had thought seriously about a second edition. Last year I ran it past Malcom Thomas but he was...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-01-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By Quicksilver
The others have given you the correct...

The others have given you the correct information, but have scanned the relevant page for you. The two books are hard to find now as only 500 copies were printed.
All the best,
Cliff Lord
Forum: Arab Nations 29-12-19, 01:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Quicksilver
Two more UAE Patches - armoured units These are...

Two more UAE Patches - armoured units
These are 61 and 63 Armoured Units. Possibly brigades. Most likely obsolete now.
Quicksilver
Forum: Indian Badges 16-12-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Quicksilver
Thank you Koi Hai for this information. It fills...

Thank you Koi Hai for this information. It fills the gap and I appreciate your time and effort getting back to me. The forum is a great place for the interchange of information! Brilliant.
...
Forum: General Topics. 15-12-19, 02:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By Quicksilver
Joint Services Newsletter 1971

Will some one please help me find a copy or photocopy of the following newsletter: Joint Services Newsletter published on behalf of the Commander British Forces Gulf edition 185 by 52 AEC Jufair...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-12-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Quicksilver
Peter, I was impressed that you took the time...

Peter,
I was impressed that you took the time to reply, and I did not expect you to know I have some knowledge on Aden, so thank you for trying to help. I am now wondering if the Indian Regiment in...
Forum: Indian Badges 25-11-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Quicksilver
Tku Peter. Just tidying up my second edition of...

Tku Peter. Just tidying up my second edition of THE ARMED FORCES OF ADEN and the PROTECTORATE. I am preparing it for a third edition for early 2021 which will be within the Middle East @ War series....
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 25-11-19, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By Quicksilver
Post & Telegraph and PTT is Post Telegraph and...

Post & Telegraph and PTT is Post Telegraph and Telephones
Usually P&T means civilian post office but it can mean military in some cases. New Zealand had a NZP&T Corps in WW1.
Forum: Indian Badges 23-11-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Quicksilver
Thank you Peter for taking time to reply. There...

Thank you Peter for taking time to reply. There were Indian troops in Aden from early times, but I think that they only started regularly sending battalions from:

1882-1883 22 Bombay Inf....
Forum: Indian Badges 23-11-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Quicksilver
Aden Indian Bns 1897 and 1898

I am interested to learn what Indian Infantry battalions were sent to Aden in 1897 and also in 1898. Can anyone help please?
Quicksilver
Forum: Arab Nations 15-11-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Quicksilver
Thanks Phil! BRgds Cliff ex R.Sigs

Thanks Phil!
BRgds
Cliff ex R.Sigs
Forum: Arab Nations 08-11-19, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Quicksilver
https://www.helion.co.uk/military-history-books/th...

https://www.helion.co.uk/military-history-books/the-armed-forces-of-the-gulf-states-volume-2-oman-1921-2012.php?sid=1488e955d07ca69eb1bae168a8c8b511

Chris, most of your questions are answered in...
Forum: Arab Nations 04-11-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Quicksilver
Due to a lack of space the publishers of Vol 2...

Due to a lack of space the publishers of Vol 2 were unable to show the latest cloth patches of Oman's Border Guard Brigade's battalions. Have decided to show them here for patch collectors....
Forum: Arab Nations 31-10-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Quicksilver
Translations of UAE police arm patches. New...

Translations of UAE police arm patches.
New information from the Al Ain Police Museum showing a few extra cloth patches and the translation of the Arabic script written on them. Pse note that this...
Forum: Arab Nations 28-10-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Quicksilver
The Omani headdress badge shown here is not in my...

The Omani headdress badge shown here is not in my book on Oman as I have no idea what organisation or unit would wear it. It is very well made, a quality item, and has an olive green scroll with the...
Forum: Arab Nations 24-10-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Quicksilver
The Armed Forces of the Gulf States, Volume 2 Oman, 1921-2012

New book just out. The Armed Forces of the Gulf States, Volume 2 Oman, 1921-2012.
...
Forum: General Topics 08-10-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By Quicksilver
The right hand collar was also used as a beret...

The right hand collar was also used as a beret badge towards the end.
Quicksilver
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 06-10-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Quicksilver
The Special Forces patch is a 1980s issue from...

The Special Forces patch is a 1980s issue from Iraq.
brgds Quicksilver
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 06-10-19, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Quicksilver
The light blue triangle with a gun and a missile...

The light blue triangle with a gun and a missile is Air Defence and the triangle with circle is probably engineers. The crossed daggers is upside down and is Infantry. Black horse is Armoured Cars...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 04-10-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Quicksilver
The red badge on the left next to the para badge...

The red badge on the left next to the para badge is Saudi Arabian and has the emblem of Air Defence. The book above may indicate it is a School of Air Defence. Also I can say it is almost certain...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 03-10-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Quicksilver
Bahrain patches

Had another look at your patches in the clear light of day, and yes they are Bahraini patches but the bottom two on the left hand side are not familiar to me and will try and check them out. FYI the...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 03-10-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Quicksilver
These patches are from Bahrain, but sorry I can...

These patches are from Bahrain, but sorry I can not identify them other than the EME, Signals and Music.
BRgds Quicksilver
Forum: Arab Nations 02-10-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Quicksilver
UAE Police brassards and patches

Further information from Al Ain Police Museum shows a number of their police brassards and a couple of patches.
Top Row: (1) Discipline Police and security
Middle Row left to right: (1) Police...
Forum: Arab Nations 02-10-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Quicksilver
UAE POLICE PATCHES Vol 1 UAE Middle East at War

In Vol 1 of Mil & Police Forces of UAE the colour section shows a number of UAE Police cloth arm patches in the colour section. Some are self explanatory as to what they are but others are not....
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 26-09-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By Quicksilver
Here are a set of Belgian Signals (Troups de...

Here are a set of Belgian Signals (Troups de Transmission TTr) insignia. The top one on my scan is very like yours but with white piping. No backing. Are you sure yours is not white but yellowed with...
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