Popski's Private Army (No 1 Demolition Squadron)

PPA - Popski's Private Army (No 1 Demolition Squadron)

Popski's Private Army, officially No. 1 Demolition Squadron, PPA, was a unit of British Special Forces set up in Cairo in October 1942 by Major Vladimir Peniakoff. Popski's Private Army was one of several raiding units formed in the Western Desert during the Second World War.

War Diary:
1942 1943 1944 1945

Roster of men known to have served in P.P.A.
Filter by Surname : A B C D E F G H J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y
Roll Of Honour: 15Awards: 26Images: 543Links: 3


Web Links:
Friends Of Popski's Private Army - Facebook group.
Friends of PPA - Website of the Friends of PPA. Launched 1st November 2010
Popskis Private Army Preservation Society - Belgian PPA site giving extensive information on the history,the men, Roll of Honour,awards,photographs,etc Also incorporates the Friends of Popskis Private Army Association.
Popski's Private Army
By Vladimir Peniakoff
Serving with Popskis Private Army
By Leslie R. White & Anne Whyte
  • Published
    Jun 11, 2020
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