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BRITISH ARMY - 1) Captain, "L" Detachement SAS, North Africa 1942 - 2) Sergeant, "L" Detachment SAS, North Africa 1941 - 3) Major David Stirling, North Africa 1942

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Colonel David Stirling, founder of the Special Air Service, with an SAS jeep patrol in North Africa, 18 January 1943., Keating G (Capt)

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Lt Colonel David Stirling DSO. Founder of the SAS (Special Air Service). Stirling often led from the front, during hit-and-run operations and organised deals to sell British weapons and military personnel to other countries after the war and was the founder of the PMC (Private Military Company) KAS International.

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John 'Jock' Lewes (1913-1941). Acknowledged by David Stirling as the co-founder of the SAS. Jock Lewes also invented the "Lewes Bomb" a special sabotage weapon, a combined blast and incendiary charge calculated to do maximum damage to aircraft; made of a mixture of thermite and plastic explosive.

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David Stirling's "Blitz Buggy", a Ford V-8 staff car that he had converted to look like an enemy staff car, for use on the raid on Benghazi.

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The Phantom Major : the story of David Stirling and the S.A.S. Regiment by Virginia Cowles

London : Collins, second impression, October 320 pages : maps ; 23 cm. Hardcover. Good+ condition. Scattered foxing to pages and dust jacket. No markings

The Rogue British Officer Who Broke All the Rules, Founded the SAS, and was Nicknamed by the Germans, “The Phantom Major”

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