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BATTLE OF MIRBAT 1972

The Battle of Mirbat took place on 19 July 1972 during the Dhofar Rebellion in Oman, which was supported by Communist guerrillas from South Yemen. Britain assisted the Omani government by sending elements of its Special Air Service both to train soldiers and compete against the Popular Front for the Liberation of the Occupied Arabian Gulf (PFLOAG) guerrillas for the "hearts and minds" of the Omani people. Nine British SAS heroes fought off 400 bloodthirsty fanatics Outnumbered by more than 40 to 1.

Dramatised re-enactment of The Battle of Mirbat 1972 , with soundtrack courtesy of Sabaton www.sabaton.net