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I have had a longer conversation with Vic Cowie and he throws up some interesting observations on this debacle.
A total of 35 men consisting of seven officers and 28 other ranks were selected from the 11th SAS Battalion in early 1941 to form a raiding force, which was designated ‘X Troop’.
Kef el Debna is a battle honour of The Parachute Regiment and took place between 27
On 6th June the 1 PARA group reinforced by 125 men from 3 PARA was deployed in Macedonia under 5 Airborne Brigade to spearhead a forced entry by the NATO KFOR Peacekeeping Force. The aim was to clear any pockets of hard-line resistance that might impede the negotiated Serb Army withdrawal.
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