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Old 27 September 2019, 23:41
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Originally Posted by Maas View Post
My memory is getting bad but I seem to remember reading about it one of the books written about COL Bull Simons. He was in the 6th Ranger Battalion during that raid.

He was also the ground force commander on the Son Tay raid.

Maas

You remembered correctly, it was first mentioned in The Raid by Benjamin Schemmer. Bull Simons started as a 2LT in the 98th Pack Artillery before it became the 6th Ranger Battalion where he commanded a company and finally became Battalion XO.
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