2nd Lieutenant Robin Martin (foreground) with Rifleman O'Reilly of 1st Royal Green Jackets, man a street barricade in Belfast during the Battalion's first tour of duty in Northern Ireland. The tour lasted from 20 August - 18 December 1969. Note the Union Jack flag flying from a lamp-post.

TR Lieutenant Robin Martin (foreground) with Rifleman O'Reilly of Royal Green Jackets man a street barricade in Belfast during the Battalion's first tour of duty in Northern Ireland

A soldier questions the driver of a Peugeot 405 at a British Army roadside checkpoint in Northern Ireland in the late 1980s. A second soldier moves to examine the boot of the car.

A british soldier questions the driver of a Peugeot 405 at a British Army roadside checkpoint in Northern Ireland in the late A second soldier moves to examine the boot of the car.

Second Lieutenant Nicholas Dixon, 1st Royal Green Jackets, talks to two Belfast women in their doorway during the Battalion's first tour of duty in Northern Ireland - 20 August to 18 December 1969

Second Lieutenant Nicholas Dixon, Royal Green Jackets, talks to two Belfast women in their doorway during the Battalion's first tour of duty in Northern Ireland - 20 August to 18 December 1969

Rhodesian SAS after a mission, during the Bush War, 1970s

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