How many of you have ever seen the old movie about the First Special Service Force, titled "The Devil's Brigade"?
Most of the special ops units in America today trace their roots directly to this WW2 commando unit - formed of troops from both the Canadian and American armies - which was assembled and trained right here in Montana at Ft. William Henry Harrison.
The two soldiers pictured above - Joe Glass and Mark Radcliffe, died in Helena just 12 hours apart on 1 April - and were the last two surviving members of the 1st SSF living in Montana.
For more on these two extraordinary soldiers, you should read article at the following link:
For more about the REAL "Devil's Brigade", here's their website:
REMEMBER, the men and women who fought and won WW2 are "gettin' real long in th' tooth", and leaving us forever every day.
WHENEVER YOU MEET A WW2 VETERAN, STOP TO THANK THEM!