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The First Special Service Force (Aka the Devil's Brigade): A War History of the North Americans, 1942-1944
Washington D.C. Infantry Journal Press. 1947, First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xv, 376 pages. Color map endpapers. Generously illustrated with black and white photos. Includes eleven maps, a fifty-five page roster of former members and their hometowns, and a twelve-page list of members who lost their lives in service. Documents the history of this elite American-Canadian WWII commando unit which was famously dramatized in the 1968 motion picture "The Devil's Brigade". Somewhat above-average wear to navy blue boards. Beige evidence of moisture exposure to bottom edge of entire textblock. Binding intact. Minimal markings. A sound copy of this important history. Enser p.440, Cooke (2) p.156, Dornbusch 505. Fair.
Bookseller: - Rare Books and Magazines [Canada]

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