Armenian Military Emblem - Description and pictures
The Symbol of Armenian sovereignty.
The emblem is placed on rectangle shield and that placed below is on semi-rounded shield.
On the above edge on blue background, written is "ARMENIA", and below "ARMED FORCES".
El-Salih-Ayyoub died (in 1249) in the arms of his Armenian wife, who immediately took charge of the military operation and continued to fight against the enemies of Egypt.
It was Sultan Murad (Murat) I (1359-1389) during the latter part of the Fourteenth century who transformed the Turkish army from mere plunderers into a regimented military organization. To bolster his army's strength Murad initiated a program to recruit young boys from Armenian and Greek families and developed them into a well trained, highly disciplined and coordinated militia and called it Janissaries (new soldiers)..
Two of the thirteen military leaders of the Hungarian
War of Independence of 1848 who suffered martyrdom on 6 October, 1849,
Erno Kiss and Vilson Lazar were of Armenian nationality.
It wasn't well known, that in 1848-49 how the
Hungarian Armenians assisted the Hungarian nation's fight almost
beyond their ability.
the initial stage of the war on the Eastern front the German Command
organized the headquarters of so-called ďEastern LegionsĒ. On Hitlerís
order national legions were formed which had to fight against the Red
Army for liberating their own oppressed national states on equal terms
of the allies of Germany. In 1941 only four legions where formed which
were armed organizations of the corresponding national committees in
Berlin. In November-December of 1941 on Hitlerís order the following
national legions were formed: Turkistan, Caucasian-Mohammedan,
Georgian and Armenian.
From the ancient times in Armenia exited "Azatavrear"
cavalry which consisted from elite of Armenian tribes, later from
elite of Armenian people. "Azatavrear" cavalry was the main
part of Armenian kings court. Later, in medieval "Azatavrear" cavalry or
Armenian heavy cavalry was collected from nobles (youngest sons of
Armenian lords) and was known as AYRUDZI (man and horse, horseman).
ARMENIAN LEGIONS IN ROMAN ARMY
Legio Prima (I) Armeniaca, Legio Secunda (II)
Armeniaca" translated from Latin as "Armenian Legion" and "prima" as "first".
Armenian First Legion was one of the later period Roman empire legions. This
Legion is mentioned in the late-antique text known as Notitia Dignitatum. Most
Likely that Armenian First Legion was formed in 2nd or 3rd centuries
A.D. in Western part of Armenia and had mission to protect that Armenian lands
Situation of Sochiís Armenians and Voluntary army
armiya) (second half of 1918 Ė beginning of 1919)
English, RUSSIAN, ARMENIAN
blusterous civil war in Russia numerous Armenian communes on the South
of Russia were used in selfish ends of local authorities. Strange as
it may seem, some of local Armenian National Councils were rendering
assistance to local authorities in accomplishment of their policy,
which often was against the interests of local Armenian population.
The Caucasians in SD and Abwherís service
Since the middle 1920s special sabotage groups of Dashnaks,
Mensheviks and Musavatists periodically under took attempts of passing the state
frontier of the USSR from the territory of Turkey or Iran.
Sabotage and reconnaissance groups passed important
information to those states with whom they were working at that moment and who
they were being finest with.