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27 Dec 2018 10:08 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "A few good men How three SAS commandos defetead" to "A few good men How three SAS commandos defeated"

03 Jan 2019 9:44 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2018 8:49 p.m. PST

…400 African rebels

"IN THE SUMMER OF of 1981, the tiny west African nation of Gambia was rocked by a coup d'etat.

The president, Dawda Jawara, was out of the country attending the wedding of Charles and Diana. In his absence, one of leader's political rivals, a Libyan-backed Marxist, overthrew the government. Together with an army of 400 men, he took the president's wife and family captive, along with dozens of other hostages, while seizing an armoury, the airport and a radio station in the capital Banjul.

A longtime ally of the British, President Jawara appealed to London for assistance. The Thatcher Government responded cautiously. After issuing a statement condemning the coup, the British dispatched a two-man team of SAS commandos into neighbouring Senegal, which surrounds Gambia on all sides. Their orders were fairly simple: liaise with Senegalese troops, observe the situation as it developed and await further instructions…."


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Sigwald28 Dec 2018 5:30 a.m. PST

That's the stuff

Legion 428 Dec 2018 8:05 a.m. PST

400 African Rebels vs. 2-3 SAS leading Senegalese troops … The outcome was clear … evil grin

Choctaw28 Dec 2018 9:20 a.m. PST

And why isn't this a major (no pun intended) motion picture?

hocklermp528 Dec 2018 9:44 a.m. PST

Because it is so very un-PC.

Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Dec 2018 10:39 a.m. PST

"Fortune Favors The Brave!"

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2018 11:29 a.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friends!. (smile)


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Legion 429 Dec 2018 8:06 a.m. PST

hocklermp5 … that is probably true. But to paraphrase, never let the truth get in the way of PC SJW, etc., narratives, agendas and predilections to rewrite history ! evil grin

Lost Wolf01 Jan 2019 5:21 p.m. PST

well said Legion

Thresher0101 Jan 2019 7:30 p.m. PST

Truth is stranger than fiction.

I've always loved the British, stiff upper lip, can do attitude.

Legion 402 Jan 2019 1:29 p.m. PST

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