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<br /> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY<br /> WE FIGHT FOR THE MEN NEXT TO US<br /> THAT HASN'T CHANGED IN<br /> 100 YEARS<br /> Personnel look back to heroic<br /> acts of the First World War<br /> SOLDIER<br /> AUGUST 2014 £3.50<br /> <br /> SOLDIER<br /> Ordnance Barracks, Government Road,<br /> Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 2DU.<br /> All enquiries: Tel 01252 787107 / 94222 7107<br /> Fax: 01252 787110 / 94222 7110<br /> Email: news@soldiermagazine.co.uk<br /> Editor<br /> Sarah Goldthorpe 01252 787096 (7096)<br /> sgoldthorpe@soldiermagazine.co.uk<br /> Assistant Editor<br /> Joe Clapson 01252 787097 (7097)<br /> jclapson@soldiermagazine.co.uk<br /> Assistant Editor<br /> Becky Clark 01252 787099 (7099)<br /> rclark@soldiermagazine.co.uk<br /> Sports Editor<br /> Richard Long 01252 787098 (7098)<br /> rlong@soldiermagazine.co.uk<br /> Art Editor<br /> Tudor Morgan 01252 787100 (7100)<br /> tmorgan@soldiermagazine.c<a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=1"> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=3"> SOLDIER Ordnance Barracks, Government Road, Alder</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=4"> CONTENTS August 2014 VOLUME 70/8 Cover design: </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=5"> 33 48 “The officer cadets are very impressive; t</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=6"> 40 JULY 2014 www.soldiermagazine.co.uk</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=7"> british troops' NEWS asset THE INFORMER news@so</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=8"> Atasteof GLOBAL sitrep army events </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=9"> Intelligence for the atlas? Brief the team now: </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=10"> “IT WAS A GOOD FOUNDATION TO GO ON AND WIN BOTH G</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=11"> www.soldiermagazine.co.uk MARCH 2012 21</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=12"> It's a very sad time Picture: SSgt Mark Nesbit, </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=13"> “IT'S MORE OF WHAT I CLASS AS R</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=14"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=15"> “WE PULLED IT OUT OF THE BAG IN THE FIELD </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=16"> “WE WANTED TO CREATE A GRIPPING STORY ABOUT UNSUN</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=17"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=18"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=19"> “THIS IS A FITTING TRIBUTE TO OUR </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=20"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=21"> “WE HAD A GOOD START TO THE SEASON AND WERE CONFI</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=22"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=23"> “I WOULD GIVE TROOPS THE OPTION OF SE</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=24"> the big picture > GREAT BRITAIN, 1914-18 POSTER</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=25"> www.soldiermagazine.co.uk AUGUST 2014 25</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=26"> IT REQUIRES A HUGE AMOUNT OF PATIENCE and A SENSE</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=27"> Op HERRICK Academy advance Afghan training facil</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=28"> “For us it is about picking up on the fine</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=29"> Op HERRICK Jewel in the crown ACADEMY commanda</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=30"> Op HERRICK Multinational effort Soldier spoke </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=31"> www.soldiermagazine.co.uk MARCH 2012 21</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=32"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=33"> AS the British Army adjusts to its post- Afghanis</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=34"> This is more of what I class as real soldiering </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=35"> out of harbour areas – something Maj James Bird, </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=36"> evermore important. “We can't think of the fu</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=37"> Final farewell: Members of 2nd Battalion, The Roy</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=38"> 38 AUGUST 2014 www.soldiermagazine.co.uk</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=39"> OUT OF THE SHADOWS One century after the First Wo</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=40"> 40 AUGUST 2014 www.soldiermagazine.co.uk</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=41"> SIX ROUNDS TO WORLD WAR u a on Dav d Bank </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=42"> R O U N D 2 ROUND 1 EUROPE'S READY TO FIGHT </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=43"> ROUND 4 THE BRAWL SPREADS </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=44"> the blackadder effect ...and other First World Wa</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=45"> mail@soldiermagazine.co.uk@soldiermagazine Disag</a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=46"> LOST GENERATION BRITAIN'S First World War </a> <a title="SOLDIER AUG 2014 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/65de1167?page=47"> victims, of which 200 may have died. 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