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Juneau vet recalls days in 'Devil's Brigade'

...and amphibious assaults. The unit, renowned for its ferocity and unconventional warfare tactics, was labeled "The Devil's Brigade" because of a passage found in a dead German's diary, and was celebrated in a movie starring William Holden...

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Photos: Remembering a hero

...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 Heart and Bronze Star Medal. Wahto was...

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July Fourth parade honors WWII, Iraq war veterans

...strategy was to kill the enemy by using their own weapons. His unit was so formidable that German soldiers called it the "Devil's Brigade." The unit's first big battle was on atop Mount La Difensa in 1943. U.S. troops had taken the mountain...

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Three vets view war

...mountainsides, sometimes climbing by rope to take enemy strongholds. Wahto's U.S.-Canada unit, known as the "Devil's Brigade," was renowned for its ferocity and unconventional warfare tactics. And it was the inspiration for the U.S...

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