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How Winston Churchill saved the SAS from its deadliest ever enemy | Daily Mail Online

How Winston Churchill saved the SAS from its deadliest ever enemy | Daily Mail Online

Without Winston Churchill the SAS would likely to have never existed beyond its first mission.

The Special Air Service, the most secretive and admired fighting unit within the British Armed Forces, was saved by the wartime leader from interfering civil servants who didn’t approve of its covert methods.

Back in November 1941, the SAS launched its first mission in the Libyan desert after being dreamed up by young Army officer David Stirling.

Source: How Winston Churchill saved the SAS from its deadliest ever enemy | Daily Mail Online