Just curious. In the 1943 5 ABW war diary (Al Mussaiyib, Iraq), it mentions: "1st Afridi Bn (Commandos) took over responsibility of Workshop Guards from 5th Guides." From the info I have found on the net The Khyber Rifles :: Khyber.ORG this battalion was raised in 1942 and served in Iraq, Iran and Syria. Does anyone know anything more about it -why they would have been called Commandos? Thanks. Jules.