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British Scout master gave special forces their punch and helped them defeat Hitler | Mirror Online

British Scout master gave special forces their punch and helped them defeat Hitler | Mirror Online

The brutal training regime called for by Churchill upon founding Britain’s Special Forces was devised by a former Scoutmaster and modelled upon his decades in the Boy Scouts movement, a new book reveals.

The Special Operations Executive – the infamous ‘School for Mayhem and Murder’ – gave birth to such iconic units as the Special Air Service and the Central Intelligence Agency, and Churchill needed a man to instil toughness into the new and secret organisation.

Source: British Scout master gave special forces their punch and helped them defeat Hitler – Mirror Online