Notes for Sunday – February 26, 2017

This day, February 26, is the birthday of Major-General Orde Charles Wingate (born, 1903, died 24 March 1944), an eccentric British Army officer who organized special military units in Palestine in the 1930s, and in Abyssinia, Sudan, and Burma during World War II. He is most famous for his creation of the Chindits, airborne deep-penetration troops trained to work behind enemy lines in the Far East campaigns against the Japanese during World War II.

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We’ve made mention of Emergency Life Saving Armor (ELSA) before in the blog and now Ready Made Resources is carrying it. It looks like a computer bag, but unzips and deploys in seconds to give a level 3+ body armor capable of stopping 5.56 and 7.62 rounds.