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FEATURES (a few examples from the latest edition.
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HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE PHILIP,
DUKE OF EDINBURGH

A Tribute from The Guards Magazine
Since 1948, Prince Philip appeared in over 100 photographs in The Guards Magazine, accompanying Her Majesty The Queen on ceremonial occasions, visiting regimental events as Colonel of the Welsh Guards, Colonel of the Grenadier Guards, and Senior Colonel. Here are just a few photographic memories of a long life of service to the Nation, the Commonwealth, and the Household Division. Read more ...
RECOLLECTIONS OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS
THE PRINCE PHILIP, DUKE OF EDINBURGH
KG KT OM GBE AC QSO

Colonel, The Welsh Guards 1953-1975

On a bleak, bitterly cold February day in 1975, the Welsh Guards, both past and present, said farewell to HRH Prince Philip as Colonel of the Regiment. It was a day of conflicting emotions. There was sadness and regret that, after 22 years as Colonel, Prince Philip was relinquishing his appointment. Read more ...
HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE PHILIP,
DUKE OF EDINBURGH KG KT OM GBE AC QSO
SOME GRENADIER REFLECTIONS
In 1974 Major General Sir Allan Adair began discussions with The Queen about when he should give up being Colonel of the Grenadier Guards. Of his illustrious predecessors, only one had neither been a Duke nor an Earl and, apart from The Duke of Wellington, only one other since 1770 had not been a member of the Royal Family. Read more ...

A WINDOW INTO A LIFE: WRITING MY MEMOIRS
by Field Marshal Lord Guthrie Of Craigiebank

George Orwell once said, ‘memoirs are only to be trusted when they reveal something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying’.  2020 was a year of precious few blessings but, like most people during last year’s longueurs, I found I had time to kill. Although I was now in my 82nd year, my thoughts turned to times past.
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