Materials relating to activities of the First Special Service Force ("Devil's Brigade") and the 474th Infantry Regiment during
World War II including correspondence, field orders, directives, reports, regulations, handbooks, maps, and photographs. Used
as research material for the book by R. D. Burhans,
The First Special Service Force: A War History of the North Americans, 1942-1944 (Washington, D.C., 1947).
Colonel, United States Army; member, First Special Service Force, during World War II.
32 manuscript boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 10 envelopes, 9 oversize folders
(16.5 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Collection open for research.