Corps (Army)

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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