Other attackers came from the Omar Mukhtar brigade, the Abu Salem Martyrs brigade, and the Rafala Sahati brigade.
The brigade in the footage is said to comprise about 20 French nationals and 20 Belgians.
Shamsi led the FSA brigade in the Syrian city of Der al Zour, the largest city on the Syria-Iraq border.
An Islamist subgroup – the brigade of Islam – also claimed responsibility, but the two stories are not incompatible.
His fixer, who Barfi said was affiliated with the Islamist Tawhid brigade, was set free 15 days later.
The scenes were furnished from the London, the actors from the brigade.
The brigade was formed in the square, the general and his staff in the centre.
In my own brigade there was no straggling, or, if any, so little that it did not come to my notice.
A British brigade was sent down to the city in the course of the evening.
He was breveted brigadier general for his conduct that day, and given command of a brigade after his recovery.
"subdivision of an army," 1630s, from French brigade "body of soldiers" (14c.), from Italian brigata "troop, crowd, gang," from brigare "brawl, fight," from briga "strife, quarrel," perhaps of Celtic (cf. Gaelic brigh, Welsh bri "power") or Germanic origin.