Cold War Provost - Links & Suggested Further Reading...
- Umbrella organisation for Cold War Living History
- Recently resurrected from vandalism.
"A forum for 20th Century Living History re-enactors
who have a sense of humour."
Obvously, that was put sorely to the test when it was vandalised,
but it's back up again, and long may it remain!
Royal Military Police
- Officical MoD RMP website
Museum details and website
- Note that as at 15th January 2007 RHQ, the RMP Museum
and shop were relocated to the Defence College of Policing
and Guarding, Southwick Park. It is highly advisable to
phone them BEFORE turning up for a visit, as like most Museums,
they don't have a surfeit of staff, and are located within
the confines of the camp: You therefore need to have had
the guard room notified to expect you, or you might be told
that you cannot visit!
- Run by a former RMP soldier, the site is an interesting
source of material. Well worth a visit.
- Specific search terms for the Royal Military Police.
Generic Living History and associated topics...
Land Rover Association
- EMLRA are a Military Vehicle association with the main
aims of either preserving and/or renovating ex-military
Land Rovers. If you're considering purchasing one, they
are a wealth of good knowledge, and their facilities extend
to offering members a full and as complete as possible service
history background search on your Land Rover... Well worth
the membership fee, folks, so if you've a landie, join up
- basic membership (forum only) is free, and full membership
is practically a pittance in modern money
- Accurate and genuine format British military identification discs. HIGHLY recommended for modern re-enactors and genuine British military who need another set of discs
- Covering most aspects of the Second World War, there are
also sections of the forums devoted to post war areas of
Very helpful crowd on there, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Forums dot net
- Concentrating primarily again on the Second World War,
they do have a very small dedicated section on post war
matters, albeit not that busy for the Cold War period.
Again, a very freindly crowd on there, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Suggested Further Reading...
- The Redcaps
- The authorised history of the Royal Military Police and
it's antecedents from the Middle Ages to the Gulf War.
Author: Dr GD Sheffield (senior lecturer in the Department
of War Studies, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst).
Publisher: Brassey's (UK), London, 1994. ISBN: 1-85753-029-2.
- Redcaps: Policing the Army
- A book to compliment the 1995/96 BBC series about the
Royal Military Police.
Author: Kevin Mann, producer of the BBC series.
Publisher: Boxtree Limited, London for the BBC.
- The History of the Corps of the Royal Military Police
- Author: Major SF Crozier MBE (Former Officer attached
Publisher: Gale and Polden Ltd, Aldershot, 1951.
- The Story of the Royal Military Police
- Author: AV Lovell-Knight, (former Major with RMP).
Publisher: Leo Cooper, London, 1977.
- Elite Series No. 14: The British Army in the 1980s
- Good photographs of the Army in the '80s, not much about
RMP, but a good uniforms primer on Combat Dress.
Author: Mike Chappell.
- Elite Series No. 65: REDCAPS, BRITAIN'S MILITARY POLICE
- With special emphasis on uniforms and insignia worn by
Author: Mike Chappell.