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Old 11-26-2009   #421
William F. Owen
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Originally Posted by Kiwigrunt View Post
Ah, I see, all maka da sense now. That's partly the 'old' 1-Para, isn't it?
Well yes, that's the idea. Last plan I heard it was 2 Coy's of Para, 1 Coy of Royal Marines and 1 Coy of RAF Regiment (the old "2 Squadron!"), but I think that may have all gone by the way in recent times - as there simply aren't enough bodies in RM or RAF Regt.
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