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Former Special Forces to recreate daring wartime raid in first ever fully public fundraiser | The Independent

Former Special Forces to recreate daring wartime raid in first ever fully public fundraiser | The Independent

For more than half a century, the Special Boat Service has operated in the shadows, silently carrying out the toughest special forces missions in some of the world’s most deadly conflicts.

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Unlike its slightly showier, much better known sister regiment the SAS, it has remained happy for other units to take credit for its achievements, all the better to exploit the anonymity that allows it to operate according to its motto “By strength and guile”.

In the same way, its Association, which cares for former and serving SBS members and their families, has kept under the radar for the 20 years that it has existed, relying on discreet fundraising dinners and the generosity of donors who want to help “but don’t want it shouted about”.

Source: Former Special Forces to recreate daring wartime raid in first ever fully public fundraiser | The Independent