THE BRITISH ARMY
Author's Note: These articles, although based on the modern and historic British Army, are works of fiction.
GENERAL ORDER OF BATTLE
REGIMENTS AND CORPS
Territorial Army Volunteers & Reserves
|The British Army has reached a height
of prestige and battlefield competence it has not seen
since the dark years of the Twilight Era. Then the
British Army survived the almost genocidal series of
battles in Europe before returning to the chaotic British
Isles and bring them back to relative order. The Army
then saw itself involved in a number of small wars across
the planet helping to impose the French Peace. However
the dramatic drop in population and economic pressures
forced the army to contract and enter a period of
In the second half of the 22nd Century the Army found two new roles that revitalised it. The most glamorous was the need to protect Britain's new off-world colonies, which brought new funding and a flood of enthusiastic recruits. The second was the long years of confrontation with Argentina that brought a renewal of interest in manoeuvre warfare. This long period of rebuilding culminated with the Army's involvement in the Kafer War in the French Arm, where nearly half of the regular army is involved.
The British Army is still immensely proud of its history, which in some cases stretches back unbroken to 1660 and beyond. Some of its organisations and traditions are regarded as anachronistic by some, but in combat its forces have continued to build on their impressive combat records.