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Bronze

The title of a function (the others are Gold and Silver) adopted by each of the emergency services (police, fire, ambulance, emergency medical) in the event of major incident (mass disaster) in the UK, which is role, rather than rank, related.

Bronze is used the same way as “operational” in other emergency plans. Bronze controls and deploys the resources of their respective service within a geographical sector or specific role and implements the tactics defined by Silver. As the incident progresses and more resources attend the rendezvous points, the level of supervision increases proportions. As senior managers arrive they will be assigned functions within the Gold, Silver and Bronze structure.
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German officials declared that they would only claim 70 per cent of Dutch bell metal immediately, but if the war continued after the summer of 1943, the Dutch would have to yield the additional 5 per cent.
68) A re-inventory conducted in an effort to obtain more bell metal showed that 16 per cent of Bohemian and Moravian bells remained in their towers.
144) The release of all bells belonging to the French zone followed in August, after an official French renunciation of reparations claims on German bell metal.
It would in our view be a very serious matter if the refineries in addition to the substantial profits they have made on the 28,000,000 kilos of bell metal which have been melted down, were to be allowed to appropriate these broken fragments.
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