Special Forces Green Beret/Royal Malaysian Rangers GGK
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Sold Date: 05/31/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Militaria & Weapons
You are bidding for an authentic Royal Malaysian Army Special Forces Ranger Beret. This is not a reproduction item and is the real authentic beret used by this unit. This Beret shows the red flash which has a tiger teething a dagger of the 11th Commando Regiment of the GGK (Grup Gerak Khas) Special Forces Unit. This beret is the latest pattern after the unit re-organization in March. The old beret pattern with the tiger and wreath is no more in use. I sold the last of the old patterns out on Monday. This unit is well known as the Tiger Of Malaysia for their bravery in action in Somalia, who were part of the United Nations organized multi-national rescue team that broke through rebel defence in Mogadishu to rescue trapped US Army Ranger in the Southern Sector of the city during the Black Hawk Down incident. The beret is made of 100% Tropical Tempered Wool specifically designed for combat usage in the hot jungles of South East Asia. Unlike the traditional knitted wool berets, this one allows the scalp to breeth making it very comfortable to dorn in the tropics. The beret is brand new and has never been worned before. It is part of my military hats collection which is in my glass display case. I am liquidating and selling off my military hat collection because I will be migrating back to the US soon. As much as I would like to keep them, I can't bring them along. Item is a bit pricy, but you will not be disappointed.The GGK Rangers of the Royal Malaysia Army Special forces are one of the best, if not the best jungle trackers and jungle fighters in the world. Specialized in Guerilla / Anti-Guerilla Warfare, Escape and Evasion, Subversion, Sabotage, Counter Terrorist and their most highly regarded expertise - Jungle Warfare. Their abilities are proven with their awesome reputation in the offensive against the Malayan Communist rebels during the 70s and 80s and also deployments to Somalia, East Timor and Kosovo. You can find more information on this unit from Google. G oing off cheap. Size is a UK size 7 which is about a US size Medium. Note:- I am now residing in a country called Malaysia and the winning bidder will be receiving the package from this country. Although I have tried to change the location of the item on the selling page on eBay, it just doesn't seem to work. Just thought you guys might want to know to clear the confusion as I have a few feedbacks stating that I have not communicated this in advance. Seller is not responsible for delays due to mailling service or lost of item during transit in mail service. Let me know if you require the item insured. I will add it into the shipping fees. Email me if you have any questions. Pls have a look at my other Military Hats out for auction. Thanks for looking and happy bidding!!!!
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