Phil Campion, former British SAS, is happy that it is “Boxing Day” in the UK. Today’s Facebook live starts off with viewers’ questions. Big Phil talks about the first SAS mission “Operation Squatter” in 1941. The operation included an air drop into Libya in order to destroy German airplanes. They did not have the right equipment, the right type of aircraft, or adequate jump training, yet still attempted the mission. The British SAS ultimately suffered heavy losses. Check out the video below to get the whole story.

If you enjoyed this article, please consider supporting our Veteran Editorial by becoming a SOFREP subscriber. Click here to get 3 months of full ad-free access for only $1 $29.97.