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The Devil’s Brigade was a joint World War II American-Canadian commando unit. Appropriately dubbed the 1st Special Service Force, the Devil’s Brigade was originally intended to be a parachute unit whose mission was to slip behind enemy lines and carry out psychological warfare. The unit would surreptitiously tuck printed cards onto the bodies of enemy soldiers with the warning, “Das dicke Ende kommt noch!” or “The worst is yet to come!” printed in ominous red ink. Although it was only operational from 1942 to 1944, this elite combat unit demonstrated the power of united national forces against a common foe, and became the forerunner to distinguished Canadian and U.S. Special Forces units including Canada’s Joint-Task-Force 2, the United States’ Navy Seals, the Delta Force, and the Green Berets.
This .9999 fine Silver coin commemorates the First Special Service Force from World War II. Each First Special Service Force coin in your order will be randomly selected from 2014 or 2015 years of issue. Celebrate this unique source of military pride for Canada and the U.S. by ordering a Canadian First Special Service Force 1/2 oz Silver Coin today!
The obverse of this Canadian First Special Service Force 1/2 oz Silver Coin features Susanna Blunt’s effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the 2 Canadian dollar face value
The reverse displays a stylized American Star and Canadian Maple Leaf behind the First Special Service Force shoulder patch that united the two nations in one joint mission. Below the spearhead emblazoned with “USA” and “Canada” is an arrowhead shape, interpreted to symbolize the warrior spirit of the FSSF. The reverse also features the name “FIRST SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE” and “PREMIRE FORCE DE SERVICE SPCIAL,” the year of issue, and the face value of “2 DOLLARS.
Each Canadian First Special Service Force 1/2 oz Silver Coin was produced at the Royal Canadian Mint. The Mint opened in 1908 with a sole facility in Ottawa and later expanded to add a facility in Winnipeg in 1978. Today, the two locations form one of the most sophisticated minting operations in the world. The Mint’s unique combination of captivating designs, premier craftsmanship, and advanced security technologies have revolutionized the coinage and bullion industries.
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These Canadian First Special Service Force 1/2 oz Silver Coin also make great gifts for the history buff or military veteran in your life! Celebrate a piece of history with your order today!
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|Metal Content||0.5 troy oz|
|Metals Purity||.9999 Fine Silver|
|Producer||Royal Canadian Mint|