Jim Summersides' F.S.S.F. replica of the V-42 Stiletto. Known as the 'Force Knife', this weapon was used by the First Special Service Force in combat and survival.
Jim Summersides First Special Service Force Shoulder Flash, later dubbed 'Devil's Brigade',1943-1944
Jim Summersides, First Special Service Force, on leave in Menton, Southern France, November 1944
Jim Summersides and fellow First Special Service Force American Dan Cober. Pictured beside a 'Jerry Coastal Pillbox' in Southern France, November 10th, 1944
Jim Summersides at dedication ceremony for The Frederick Gate, Camp Petawawa, February 9, 2003
"It was just fantastic to see a little bit of civilization, enjoy life which you sure could not do living in a stone foxhole up on the mountain."