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A good article I came across the place a while ago.

Believe more deaths from the altitude than any war like behaviour.
We had someone in our Bn who'd done a tour there as a Heavy Mortar Bty Comd. Our CO (who'd done a tour instructing at their Staff College) said that the "mountain troops" badge (ISTR he described it as a black triangle) was regarded as highly as we might look at para wings or a dagger.

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