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The Allied invasion of French North Africa. The Commando units involved were part of Eastern Task Force landing on beaches close to Algiers operating alongside commando trained units of the US 34th Infantry Division.
Transcript of a report by Lt Colonel Trevor.Report details the landing of the US Rangers on DDay to assault the Battery. Source: David Cheverton, godson of Lt Col. Thomas Hoult Trevor (click on highlighted name for more.)
- 33068148 Ranger Aaron M. Salkin, 'C' Company, was severely injured.
- The Rangers had been training with No 1 Commando under Lieut. Col. T. Trevor.
Leilyn Young, one of the first US Rangers to have Special Forces training by the new UK Commandos in WW2. Leilyn trained at the Special Training Centre, Lochailort, and then again at the Commando Depot, later renamed the Commando Basic Training Centre, Achnacarry. Both training centres were in Scotland, otherwise known as Commando Country.
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