News: Republican Army Digs In Along M25

21st January 1989: The Republican Army swiftly moved reinforcements from west of London to the M25 Defence Line in a last ditch attempt to stem the Royalist advance. Units from the Gloucestershire Regiment along with the Light Infantry took up defensive positions on the line alongside Militia Units and ad hoc Composite army units comprising of troops who had fled the Royalist advance. To the north the Royalist Army continued to sweep up any remaining pockets of Republican resistance before consolidating  in preparation for the final stages of Operation Teal to capture London.

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