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A neat Kiska Task Force booklet. 1st SSF etc...
« on: May 17, 2017, 09:31:37 PM »
   I found this in a box of books and manuals left on the front porch of the museum this morning when I opened. It is a booklet prepared specifically for the Kiska Task Force that included the 1st Special Service Force and of course U.S. and Canadian troops. I am told that they are fairly rare as booklets go, but have little to base that on other than hearsay.     Scott
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Re: A neat Kiska Task Force booklet. 1st SSF etc...
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2017, 10:59:23 PM »
If booklets can be "cool" then that one is VERY cool!
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Re: A neat Kiska Task Force booklet. 1st SSF etc...
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2017, 07:20:06 AM »
Scott,

I would venture to say that this is a rare book due to the size of the FSSF and the unique history of the Force. This is a great book that I have not seen before..

This seems to fall into the GI Series pocket unit histories printed by Stars and Stripes as far as uncommon. This is a great pickup..

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Re: A neat Kiska Task Force booklet. 1st SSF etc...
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2017, 10:21:58 AM »
Scott,

I would venture to say that this is a rare book due to the size of the FSSF and the unique history of the Force. This is a great book that I have not seen before..

This seems to fall into the GI Series pocket unit histories printed by Stars and Stripes as far as uncommon. This is a great pickup..

Smitty

  Thanks Smitty, it is less of a unit history and more of an almost comical guide as to how to live in the field. I found one featured on the USMF but not a lot of info to go along with it. While the FSSF guys certainly would have received them, so did all of the other TF-9 troops, so that makes it a bit more widespread than the FSSF. Thanks for the input!   Scott
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