An SAS sergeant-major described the episode as “the latest massacre!” in an email sent the following morning, after the mission report was filed. “I’ve heard a couple of rumours,” the junior officer added, according to documents first revealed by BBC Panorama and the Sunday Times.
I liked this bit from the Sunday Mail:It's in the Guardian as well:
I liked this bit:
In these circumstances targets will continue to fall when hit.Another thing - there’s some odd rules of warfare. You can (and really should) shoot descending paratroopers. But you can’t shoot parachute-descending downed aircrew. You can’t randomly shoot enemy combatants, but you can target fast jet aircrew or senior officers and assassinate them. You can’t use chlorine gas against dug-in troops, but you can subject them to artillery barrage, strafing from aircraft, carpet bombing from aircraft and mortar or tank fire.
Lady Nugee says that they do a nice lunch and have an excellent Xmas bash. All courtesy of the British taxpayer and Legal Aid Fund.Just for reference: Leigh Day | Top-Ranked Solicitors in London and Manchester
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I expect you have to contact them and make an appointment if you want to enter their buildings.