'The Asti Seven 30AU'
Extract from Commando Association newsletter 85 issued September 1987
Peter Jemmet (30 Cdo) writes: -" The Asti Seven ".
These seven members of No. 2 Section, 30 Commando (Special Operations), parachuted into the Asti area of N.W. Italy, ending the war in Turin (1945). They were:-
- Major Strachan,
- Lieut. Paterson,
- Sgt. Eddie Smith, MM.,
- Sgt. John Fairey
- Pte. Denman
- Pte. Anderson
- Pte. Dan Whitcombe.
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