To: Black Powder
I like you pic of Canadian Paras, but I don't believe these are from the 1st SSF. These are wearing standard Canadian British-Pattern webgear while the 1st SSF used US Uniforms and webgear. Also these guys have a Bren gun and Enfields. 1st SSF used M-1s and Johnston Light Machineguns.
posted on 03/19/2003 12:21:18 AM PST
(Love & a .45-- What more could you want, campers? };^)
I've seen this pic several times in past with the caption that they are from the 1st Canadian Special Service Battalion, which later became part of the FSSF.
However, I do have two photos of the Canadians at Kiska wearing US gear (from the National Archives of Canada).
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