Who was the SAS soldier in Nairobi?

Who was the SAS soldier in Nairobi?

The memoir was acquired from Natasha Fairweather at RCW. In the book, Craighead, an SAS veteran, reveals the story of how he led a rescue mission in Nairobi in January 2019, to save hundreds of people who were under attack from a terrorist cell.

Who was the SAS guy in Kenya?

soldier Chris Craighead
After an otherwise ordinary morning of training with his firearms and advising the Kenyan military, British SAS soldier Chris Craighead was just beginning to relax in his new home in the bustling city of Nairobi.

How many people died in the Kenya mall attack?

On Saturday, 21 September 2013, four masked gunmen attacked the Westgate shopping mall, an upscale mall in Nairobi, Kenya….

Westgate shopping mall attack
Weapons AK-47s, grenades
Deaths 71 (including 4 attackers)
Injured 175
Perpetrator Al-Shabaab

When was the Westgate Mall attack?

September 21, 2013
Westgate shopping mall shooting/Start dates

Who is the most decorated SAS soldier?

During the course of the Second World War he became one of the British Army’s most highly decorated soldiers. He was controversially denied a Victoria Cross….Paddy Mayne.

Robert Blair Mayne
Service/branch British Army
Years of service 1939 -1945
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Commands held 1st Special Air Service Regiment

Who is Al Shabaab what they want?

The group describes itself as waging jihad against “enemies of Islam”, and is engaged in combat against the Federal Government of Somalia and the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM).

How many people died in the Westgate attack?

Westgate shopping mall shooting/Number of deaths