Unknown Belgian Maroon(Airborne) Beret+Badge.

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    Gulf91
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    Unknown Belgian Maroon(Airborne) Beret+Badge.

    Post by Gulf91 on Sun Jun 05, 2011 10:23 am





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    Brigade Piron
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    Re: Unknown Belgian Maroon(Airborne) Beret+Badge.

    Post by Brigade Piron on Sun Jun 05, 2011 1:52 pm

    It's a beret of 3rd Bn PARA COMMANDO after it reformed in the '60s. They served in Rwanda just before the genocide(where 10 soldiers were killed defending the Rwandan president).

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    Re: Unknown Belgian Maroon(Airborne) Beret+Badge.

    Post by Gulf91 on Sun Jun 05, 2011 2:00 pm

    Brigade Piron wrote:It's a beret of 3rd Bn PARA COMMANDO after it reformed in the '60s. They served in Rwanda just before the genocide(where 10 soldiers were killed defending the Rwandan president).

    Fantastic-Thanks for the info.
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    Re: Unknown Belgian Maroon(Airborne) Beret+Badge.

    Post by flashesandovals on Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:22 am

    The 10 killed soldiers were from 2 Commando under UN mandate - NOT from 3 Para.

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