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Survival shows stir public's imagination

...reached the same heights, but is growing fast in its second season. The star, Mr. Grylls, is a former British Special Air Service soldier whose military career ended when he broke his back jumping out of a helicopter. He looked for other ways...
Life & style
Britain prepares major force for possible Iraq war

...nothing about any role to be played in any war by British special forces, which are among the best in the world. The Special Air Service is expected to play a major role behind Iraqi lines, as they did during the 1991 Gulf War. Britain deployed about...
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Olympic security chiefs launch Operation Gold

SYDNEY, Australia -- Blackhawk helicopters carrying elite Special Air Services regiment troops hovered menacingly overhead while Navy divers were at work underwater checking the hull of a suspect vessel for...
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