Oakville Images
Plane parachuting supplies during training of the First Special Service Force in Helena, Montana, c. 1942-1943
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Notes
Photo may have been taken by and is associated with William (Bill) Charles Cutmore. He volunteered for the First Special Service Force, a secret joint Canadian-American force nicknamed "The Devil's Brigade," which trained for paratrooping and sabotage missions behind enemy lines. Bill was with the Force from its mission in Kiska, Alaska, to its last mission in Menton, where he was killed in action in 1944.
Date of Original
c. 1942-1943
Date Of Event
1939-1945
Subject(s)
Collection
Shadows of War
Geographic Coverage
  • United States, United States
    Latitude: 39.76 Longitude: -98.5
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Plane parachuting supplies during training of the First Special Service Force in Helena, Montana, c. 1942-1943