Oakville Images
Practice parachuting, Helena, Montana
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Part of the training undertaken by members of the secret joint Canadian/American commandos later named the "Devil's Brigade," which was the First Special Service Force. Its members trained for paratrooping and sabatage missions behind enemy lines in the Second World War.
Notes
The picture is part of a collection of photographs depicting the training of William (Bill)Charles Cutmore. Cutmore volunteered for the Force and was with it from its mission in Kiska, Alaska, to its last mission in Menton, where he was killed in action, 1944.
Date of Original
1939-1945
Date Of Event
1939-1945
Subject(s)
Collection
Shadows of War
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Practice parachuting, Helena, Montana


Part of the training undertaken by members of the secret joint Canadian/American commandos later named the "Devil's Brigade," which was the First Special Service Force. Its members trained for paratrooping and sabatage missions behind enemy lines in the Second World War.