This week in the U.S Capital as things continue to heat up with the Republican controlled Congress, members of Canada's first Special Forces Unit will be present and honoured.
Members from the Joint U.S.-Canadian Devil's Brigade from World War Two are set to receive the Congressional Gold Medal. Around 40 or more surviving members will receive the medal on February 3, 2015.
According to the Vancouver Province the Devil's accounted for 12,000 German casualties and captured more than 7,000 prisoners - while mainly operating in Italy and Souther France.
In 2013, Canada Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM) said this about the Devil's Brigade:
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Devil's Brigade to Receive Congressional Gold Medal
To read more about the Devil's Brigade see the Canada at War link