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Who and when founded "LRDG"? What are other names by which it was known during WW II?

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Asked by Mona Bernard, 21 Apr '10 03:08 pm
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The Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) was a unit of the British Army during World War II. The unit was founded in Egypt, following the Italian declaration of war in June 1940, by Major Ralph A. Bagnold with the assistance of Captains Patrick Clayton and William Shaw, acting under the direction of then General Archibald Wavell. The group specialised in mechanised reconnaissance, intelligence gathering and desert navigation. The group was disbanded at the end of the war. The LRDG was nicknamed the "Mosquito Army" by Wavell. Special Air Service soldiers would refer to it as the "Libyan Desert Taxi Service. Incidentally, my father (Peace be on him for ever)served with LRDG (REME) till its disbanding in 1943. I have some memorabellia
Answered by Chandra sekhar Krishnan, 21 Apr '10 03:14 pm

 
  
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Ford and chevy???? i am not sure
Answered by judalline, 21 Apr '10 03:13 pm

 
  
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