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The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...began. The total troop strength was over 34,000 men of which 2,500 were American and Canadian members of the 1st Special Service Force and the Alaska Scouts. All the troops had trained at Adak and Amchitka; even so, expectations were that there...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-04/forgotten-battle-alaska-part-iii-us
Neighbors
Juneau vet recalls days in 'Devil's Brigade'

...France, was the site of the decommissioning of the 1st Special Service Force, a U.S.-Canadian unit that was highly trained...a wreath ceremony for fallen members of the 1st Special Service Force and a formal dinner and ball. Asked if he helped...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112400/Loc_wahto.html
Local
Photos: Remembering a hero

...issues at Many friends and family members gathered to celebrate the life of Wahto, a U.S. Army sergeant in the 1st Special Service Force, known as "The Devil's Brigade," in World War II. He received many battle medals, including a Purple...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082706/sta_20060827004.shtml
News
Three vets view war

...and squad leader in the 1st Special Service Force, Wahto and his team of...combat to join the fledgling 1st Special Service Force, which had about 2,000...other medals earned in the 1st Special Service Force, the most decorated unit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101401/Loc_vetmain.shtml
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