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Gideon Force


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Orde Charles Wingate (1903—1944) army officer

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British SOE force which comprised 50 officers, 20 British NCOs, 800 men from the Sudan Frontier Battalion, and 800 semi-trained Abyssinian troops. It was formed, and named, by Lt-Colonel Wingate ...

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