George Babbington during SAS selection, 1970

George Babbington during his SAS selection course in 1970. George served in Vietnam with Whiskey One Company, 1967-68 and 4 Troop NZSAS, 1970-71.

Listen to George Babbington talk about SAS reconnaissance patrols in Vietnam here.


Image courtesy George Babbington

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This would not be "during SAS selection" this would not be until after 18 months of training and then earning the right to wear ther coveted beret.