Corps (Army)

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Corps (Army): A division of the army comprising, infantry, cavalry and artillery, in command of general officers. The British Army in times of peace is divided into 6 army corps, half of which are composed of regular troops and the remainder of Militia and Territorials. The strength of an army corps is not definitely fixed, but consists of about 40.000 men. [1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.140.

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The above term is listed in our glossary of words and phrases of the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom of Great Britain during the Great War, which also includes: technicalities, trench slang, expressions in everyday use, nicknames, sobriquets, the titles and origins of British and Commonwealth Regiments, and warfare in general. These words and phrases are contemporary to the war, which is reflected in the language used, and have been transcribed from three primary sources (see contents). Feel free to help improve this content.
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