However, the term commando is sometimes used in relation to units carrying out the latter tasks (including some civilian police units). After the Dutch Cape Colony was established in 1652, the word was used to describe bands of militia.Commandos differ from other types of special forces in that they primarily operate in overt combat, front-line reconnaissance, and raiding, rather than long range reconnaissance and unconventional warfare. The first "Commando Law" was instated by the original Dutch East India Company chartered settlements and similar laws were maintained through the independent Boer Orange Free State and South African Republic.Using the video chat, you can write to or talk with other users, with or without webcam in our cam chat.You can even allow other users to see you while chatting, or you can decide to refuse their video chat invites.This term originally referred to mounted infantry regiments, who fought against the British Army in the first and second Boer Wars. A group of mounted militiamen were organized in a unit known as a commando and headed by a Commandant, who was normally elected from inside the unit.It is also possible the word was adopted into Afrikaans from interactions with Portuguese colonies. During the "Great Trek", conflicts with Southern African peoples such as the Xhosa and the Zulu caused the Boers to retain the commando system despite being free of colonial laws.In other languages, commando and kommando denote a "command", including the sense of a military or an elite special operations unit. Clarke's] ideas were accepted; so also, with some hesitation, was the name Commando.
The word stems from the Afrikaans word kommando, which translates roughly to "mobile infantry regiment". The implementation of these laws was called the "Commando System".The British Commandos were instrumental in founding many other international commando units during World War II.Some international commando units were formed from members who served as part of or alongside British Commandos, such as the Dutch Korps Commandotroepen (who still wear the recognition flash insignia of the British Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife), the Belgian 5th Special Air Service, or Greek Sacred Band (World War II).I would like to meet a Thai lady who is caring, loyal and sweet. Still I wish my partner to be free and independent and who is willing to give me space in my life too.