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Old 23-11-2014, 11:40 PM   #7
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General Sir Hugh Michael Rose KCB, CBE, DSO, QGM (born 1940 in what was then British India), often known as Mike Rose, is a retired British Army General.. As well as Special Air Service Regiment commanding officer, he was Commander UNPROFOR Bosnia in 1994 during the Yugoslav Wars..The stepson of British author John Masters, Rose was educated at Cheltenham College (Established July 1841), St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, and the Sorbonne.. He was commissioned into the Gloucestershire Regiment Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve (TAVR) in 1959, and transferred to the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (RAFVR) in 1962.. He joined the Coldstream Guards in 1964...

General Sir Michael Rose - Goražde..

After attending the Staff College, Camberley, Rose became the Brigade Major 16th Parachute Brigade from 1973 until 1975. He was Commanding Officer of the regular and reserve SAS Regiments from 1979 to 1982, as part of which he was in control of the operation to free the hostages of the Iranian Embassy Siege in 1980.. He commanded Special Service operations in-theatre during the Falkland Conflict. He then served as the commander of the 39th Infantry Brigade from 1983 to 1985.. In 1987, Rose was the Commandant of the School of Infantry until 1988, when he became the first Director Special Forces until 1989.. He attended the Royal College of Defence Studies..Rose was General Officer Commanding North East District and Commander 2nd Infantry Division based in York from 1989 to 1991, and between 1991 and 1993 served as Commandant of the Staff College, Camberley.. Then, from 1993 to 1994, Rose was Commander UK Field Army and Inspector-General of the Territorial Army.. Finally, from 1994 to 1995 he was Commander, United Nations Protection Force, Bosnia-Herzegovina..Rose became Adjutant-General and Aide-de-Camp General to The Queen in 1995 until he retired in 1997..Rose was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal 1981, made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire 1986, was knighted with a knight Commander of the Order of the Bath 1994, and received the Distinguished Service Order in 1995..He had extensive experience worldwide, particularly in the Middle East, as a special forces officer.. Rose served in Germany, Aden, Malaysia, the Gulf States, Dhofar, and in Northern Ireland and the Falkland Islands, for both of which he was Mentioned in Despatches..He was called as a witness by Serbia and Montenegro in a case held at the International Court of Justice...He was also Colonel of the Regiment of the Coldstream Guards..

Rose is a director of Control Risks Group, a private security and consulting company.I.n 2006 he came once again to public attention when he criticised British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and called for his impeachment for leading the country to war in Iraq under false pretenses. This highlighted the unease felt in the highest levels of the British armed forces about the legality, and indeed the practicality, of the 2003 American-led invasion of Iraq..In 2007, he called for the admission of defeat and withdrawal of Coalition forces from Iraq describing the war as "hopeless" and comparing the situation to that faced by the British during the American Revolutionary War...

2 Cheltenham residents, G.S. Harcourt and J.S. Iredell, founded Cheltenham College in 1841 to educate the sons of gentlemen.. It originally opened in 3 houses along Bays Hill Terrace in the centre of the town..675 Old Cheltonians (former pupils) were killed in the service of their country in World War I, and 363 in World War II..The fees are about £30,000 a year, making it amongst the most expensive schools in the country...Cheltenham College was used to film the majority of the school scenes in the 1968 British film If...Like the University of Oxford itself, the precise date of establishment of St Edmund Hall is not certain; it is usually estimated at 1236, before any other college was formally established..The college has a history of independent thought, which brought it into frequent conflict with both Church and State. During the late 14th and early 15th centuries it was a bastion of John Wycliffe's supporters, for which college principal William Taylor was ultimately burnt at the stake, and principal Peter Payne fled the country..Confusion may also be caused because the college's coat of arms has a yellow/gold field..A porters' lodge (colloquially, plodge) is a place near the entrance of a building where one or more porters can be found to respond to enquiries from the public and direct them around the building.."sanctus edmundus huius aulae lux"..During World War II, the Wehrmacht sometimes mentioned individual soldiers in its daily radio report to the public.. This was known as the Wehrmachtbericht and a mention in this report was held in high esteem by German soldiers.. In mid 1941 mentions in Wehrmachtbericht were awarded by the soldier's name being included on the Honour Roll of the German Army.. Later, after January 1944, inclusion on this list was also sometimes rewarded with an honour clasp, known as the Honour Roll Clasp of the Army... can't show you're resolute without showing you are strong.. And you can't show you're strong without blowing people up..All right, my lads!. Can we bring the tiger, sir?..No, we can't bring the fucking tiger!. It's more trouble than it's worth!.. Desmond!. Put your fucking tiara on straight!.. Remember, use subtlety and discretion!..

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