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The Devil's Brigade (also called The Black Devils and The Black Devils' Brigade and Freddie's Freighters, officially the 1st Special Service Force), was an elite, joint World War II American-Canadian commando unit organized in 1942. The modern American and Canadian special operations forces trace their heritage to this unit.
Juno Beach - 1944 Juno Beach was one of the most successful operations on D-Day. Within 24 hours, Canadian forces had pushed their way further through German defences than their American or British counterparts. The largest amphibious invasion in human history relied on three countries to save the world from Nazi rule, and Canada was there to play its part. More than 5,000 of them were killed by the end of the Normandy campaign.
Dispatch rider Private H. McDowell of the 48th Highlanders of Canada delivering a message to the battalion’s advanced headquarters, Regalbuto, Italy, August 4, 1943 / Le soldat et estafette H. McDowell, des 48th Highlanders of Canada, livre un message au quartier général avancé du bataillon à Regalbuto (Italie), le 4 août 1943