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Can you ID the formation? WW II Arab special forces?

Article about: Hello, Can anybody recognise this Arab formation from WW II period? The photo was made by Polish soldier in 1943 in Iraq. You can see cap badge and shoulder patch. Any ideas welcomed! Rafal

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    Hello,

    Can anybody recognise this Arab formation from WW II period?
    The photo was made by Polish soldier in 1943 in Iraq.


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    You can see cap badge and shoulder patch.

    Any ideas welcomed!

    Rafal

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    The badge on the keffiyeh is for the Arab Legion, but I don't recognise the arm badge.
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    Perhaps a Lewis MG ?

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    Thank you for your info!

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    Have a look at item #103055 from Mons military antiques: "BRITISH FORCES OVERSEAS PALESTINE".
    It may be the same?

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    Thanks Luc,
    It's probably the same patch!
    Rafal

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