White Finish – «The Black Devils»

The 1st Special Service Force was an elite American-Canadian commando unit in WWII, under the command of the U.S. Fifth Army. The Force served in the Aleutian Islands, and fought in Italy, and southern France before being disbanded in December 1944. As a light infantry unit destined for alpine or winter combat it was issued various items of non-standard clothing, equipment and rations, including skis, parkas, haversacks and the Mountain ration.

White overpainted black crackle Zippo.

  • Model: three barrel hinge, round bottom
  • Year: 1943 - 45
  • Status: in collection