Can the Royal Guard Move or Not?

When it comes to Britain, many people think of the Queen! You can always see her in every important activity. Of course, these red-clad guards around the Queen are always visible. Whether it’s the Queen’s birthday, National Day, Christmas, or a military parade.

These red-clad guards are the Royal Guard, also known as the Queen’s Guards. Most of the Queen’s Guards are made up of soldiers carefully selected from the five elite regiments of the British army. They are true British soldiers and are internationally famous for their dedicated mission. Now that the police and the government have solved a large part of the security problem, their policing work has been greatly reduced. Even so, the guards did what they could to do their job.

Most of the time, they are very firm and stand still, as you know. Unless they are in a very urgent situation or have issued a high-level security order, they will quickly put in their rifle clips and be ready to defend the royal family and the queen. After all, they are well-trained soldiers, not just mascots for tourists to tease.

One of the few situations in which soldiers move voluntarily is on regular treadmill patrols. Although it was a patrol, it was only 10-20 steps away, which soldiers called “little hikes.” In addition to patrolling, the little hikes can also live the blood of soldiers’ feet. When the soldiers stood numb, they began to make such strides. Because if the blood circulation is not enough, silt in the leg too long, can cause the soldier to faint.

The little hikes also have a magic effect, allowing soldiers to avoid some particularly annoying tourists. For the most part, (tourists just harass them gently, say a joke, make a face), most of the guards stay patient and stand still. But if it was too annoying, soldiers would try to patrol away from the tourists. Even point a gun at you (without a loaded gun) and shout “Make way for the Queen’s Guard.”

If a particularly noisy group of tourists came to take pictures of the guards, the guards might not want to take pictures with them to ruin their interest or something. They would suddenly step away before the tourists were ready to take pictures, deliberately refusing to satisfy those who had been prepared to take pictures.

For soldiers, being harassed by tourists is almost a long tradition. Ronald Tibbets, a former guard, recorded that “when people walk around, some pull our bear hats, some put flags into my rifle, and even some put oranges in bayonets.”

One soldier said in an interview that while most jokes can be held back, occasionally a passenger tells a very funny joke, and he may be tempted to laugh. If these soldiers are caught on a strict guard and make mistakes like this, they will be withheld (about a few days to a week, depending on the severity of the situation) as well as some other type of punishment. They may even be fired in very serious cases.

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What is the Level of Combat for the Household Guards Division of the British Army?

As a private unit of the British royal family, the Royal Guard maintains a special relationship with the Royal Family. They were the only guards left in the world dedicated to monarchs, who had kept their traditions, their costumes, their manners, and their style unchanged for hundreds of years. So what is the combat effectiveness of this army with its ancient cultural heritage in the British army? What level of combat is it?

We know that in the Royal Guard, the royal family is the head and honorary colonel of the Royal Guards. The current Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Guard is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip. The Queen and Prince Charles, who will succeed to the throne, and other members of the royal family regularly visit the guard forces, attend ceremonies and observances of the regiment and, like a family, spend time with the soldiers and their families. In addition, the British Army for historical reasons, the British Royal has not given the British Army Royal title, only the Royal Navy, Royal Air Force. And also nominally belonging to the British Army’s Guards. However, there is a royal title, which shows that it is closely related to the British royal family.

The Royal Guard not only served as a guard for British royal and British political dignitaries, but also participated in many British wars and played a decisive role in many major battles. So for most Britons, the Royal Guard is a symbol of Britain’s fine tradition and a symbol of Britain’s constitutional monarchy.

There are now 12, 000 Royal Guards, of whom 4000 are stationed in London to defend Buckingham Palace. Others were assigned to important locations, and for the three British Isles there were only more than 200, 000 troops, and one in 130000, one tenth of the army, was the Royal Guard. The usual guard of honor is less than 2000 cavalry infantry. In London, the most visible place to see the Royal Guard is in front of Buckingham Palace. Every day from 11:30 to 12:00, guards change guard ceremony.

The Royal Guard is an elite British unit with advanced weapons, strict discipline, and dedication to its duties. The first order of the Royal Guard is to carry out the king’s orders regardless of casualties. Usually, only the Royal Guard can be the first to equip itself with the latest combat equipment and weapons. Britain’s latest weapons will be equipped first with the Royal Guard and then with the others. The Royal Guard is the elite of the British Army.

The Royal Marines Division of the British Army now has five infantry regiments, two cavalry regiments and a reserve regiment. The Royal Guards are part of the British Army, divided into cavalry and infantry. There were about 1500 cavalries, divided into three regiments, namely, the King’s Guards, the King’s Blue Regiment, and the Royal Palace Cavalry, and the infantry were about 5000, divided into an infantry division and eight infantry battalions. In addition, there are four Royal Guard Regiments in the Royal Armored Tank Unit. The Guards will always be dressed in a scarlet tights jacket and a tall bear hat, which is the largest in the Royal Guard. Characteristic.

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The Bearskin Hat of the Household Guards Division of the British Army

The Queen’s birthday is a big day every year, and the British army, navy and air force are going to parade their troops at the birthday celebration on June 17, 2016. 1400 Royal Guards and 400 combat horses were reviewed by the Queen at 30 degrees, and RAF bombers flew over Buckingham Palace to celebrate Queen’s birthday.

Household Guards Division of the British Army is an elite member of the British army and a private guard for the Queen. Soldiers are the best recruits from the British Army and the highest-paid equipment in the British Army. The Household Guards Division of the British Army soldiers who take part in the parade and guard are the face of the British army. They have strict requirements for height, appearance and so on, all of them are tall and tall, handsome and handsome. The first thing you think of when you see Household Guards Division of the British Army, is the tall black hat on the soldier’s head. This hat is called a bearskin hat. It is 30 cm tall and weighs more than 0.5kg. So what’s the special point of this costume?

Bearskin hats were worn mainly to commemorate the battle of Waterloo in the mid-18th century, when the Red Shrimp Army defeated Napoleon’s army and celebrate victory, licensed them to wear the bearskin cap. The hat was raised to make the soldiers look more intimidating. This tradition has been carried on for more than 200 years.

It usually takes two black bears to make such a hat, which costs about £1200. The UK will spend £3 million a year on about 50 bearskin hats until 2011, equivalent to 520000 yuan each.The bear-cap is durable and many of the soldiers will be handed down from generation to generation. In recent years, however, the Society for the Protection of Animals has called for the elimination of the cap of the bear, and in the face of a variety of pressures, Household Guards Division of the British Army has switched to artificial fur from 2011.

The red shrimp soldiers wear this tall bearskin hat all year round. In summer, soldiers describe it as if they were putting their heads in the oven. Almost every year there is news of the red shrimp soldier fainting. For decades, fainting at the ceremony has become a reserved show for Red Shrimp soldiers.

In order to preserve the dignity of the country and the royal family, the Red Shrimp soldiers tried their best to maintain their dignity, their uniforms were straight, and they could not have any creases. In order to have no trace of sweat, the Red Shrimp soldiers had to wear 10 layers of sweat absorption woolen sweaters inside their uniforms. The parade lasted about five hours, and it was not surprising that red shrimps in bearskin hats often fainted in June heat.

But Red Shrimp soldiers have a special rule, even if to faint, also can not randomly stagger down, especially the hand of the rifle must not be thrown away. True English warriors can hold their rifles straight down, even if they break their noses and break their teeth, and the Red Shrimp Army doesn’t care for her Majesty.

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