Used by the anti-tank coy within parachute brigades and presumably other brigades too?Code named "Orrev" (Crow) the TOW missile was used with devastating effectiveness against the Syrians in the Bekaa Valley, shattering the myth of the invincibility of the T-72.
A friend who was a medic in a reserve parachute battalion told me of difficulty he had running across an open area there because of getting caught up in ATGM control wires.
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IDF NCOs don't seem to have heard the phrase "git yer 'air cut you 'orrible little man"
Yes, but were their shirts tucked in ?Reservists get called up for around 45 days service annually and are not required to change their hair style for it.
In the '80's my airborne reservist platoon commander had long brown locks and the recce platoon sarge had blonde hair down to his shoulders, enough to make any gal jealous.
Doesn’t the commander actually call for Squash?Having seen this thread I've DL'd the series. Just starting episode two. Episode one ends with a Cent' troop blatting a couple of columns of Syrian T-55s. Commanders all call for a loading of HESH ("squash head") and the loaders all reach for, lift and load what looks distinctly like APDS...