GREAT BRITAIN: Territorial Organization

Britain's dynamic, ambitious War Secretary, Leslie Hore-Belisha, who last year put through a tradition-shattering shake-up of the Regular Army, last week suddenly announced complete reorganization of the nation's home defense force, the 200,000-man volunteer Territorial Army.

The Territorials, familiarly known as the "Terriers," roughly correspond to U.S. National Guardsmen. They have charge of Britain's antiaircraft and coastal defenses, the balloon barrages (rows of sausage-shaped gas bags, suspending thin, steel cables, which will be anchored to truck-winches and floated above the industrial centres in wartime) and emergency hospital work. In a decision,...

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