Category:Jebel Akhdar Campaign
The Jebel Akhdar campaign, culminating in 1959, was a counterinsurgency campaign fought by British and Omani forces.
- We had shown that we were a flexible force capable of adapting quickly to new conditions. We had demonstrated that a small number of men could be flown into a trouble spot rapidly and discreetly, and operate in a remote area without publicity - a capability much valued by the Conservative government of the day.
- Jonathan Colman, Shattering Myths about British Counterinsurgency, H-Diplo, June 2002.
- Peter de la Billière, Looking for Trouble: SAS to Gulf Command - The Autobiography, Harper Collins, 1994, pp.150-151.