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    • Skitrooper at Sugarloaf, Colorado

    • A Tenth Mountain Division skitrooper poses on the skislope at Sugarloaf, near Camp Hale, Colorado. He is wearing a cap, sunglasses, a khaki skioutfit and boots with gaiters. In the background are snow covered mountains.
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • Skitroopers climbing a hill

    • A group of ten Tenth Mountain Division ski troopers ski through the woods. The four closest to the camera are climbing up a small hill with the tips of their skis pointed out and to the side. All are wearing knapsacks and carrying rifles.
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1944]
    • Three skitroopers above Camp Hale

    • Three Tenth Mountain Division soldiers cross-country ski above Camp Hale. They appear in silouette in the foreground of the image with the Pando Valley and Camp Hale, Colorado, brightly lit by the sun, in the background. Visible in the air above...
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [February] 1944
    • Soldiers at the summit

    • A Group of Tenth Mountain Division solders relax on some rocks near a mountain summit, near Camp Hale, Colorado. They are wearing woollen khaki uniforms and boots with gaiters. Snow covers the ground.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943
    • Kenny Molenaar regarding the Mount of the Holy Cross, Colorado

    • Snapshot portrait of Tenth Mountain Division soldier, Kenny Molenaar taken as he sits on a rock looking up at the snow covered face of the Mount of the Holy Cross, according to the photographer's caption. He is wearing a cap, a khaki uniform, and...
    • Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Molenaar, Kenny.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1945
    • Somewhere en route

    • Nine Tenth Mountain Division, Mountain Training Group Members ski away from the camera towards the right, somewhere in route during their trek from Leadville to Aspen, Colorado. All are wearing woollen ski uniforms, and very large knapsacks, which...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1944
    • Choosing a route

    • View of two Tenth Mountain Division, Mountain Training Group members during five minute break as they choose a route during a trek from Leadville to Aspen Colorado. According to the photographer, during good weather the men would try not go up and...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1944
    • Mail-call at Camp Hale, Colorado

    • Mail-call at Camp Hale, Colorado. A Tenth Mountain Division soldier distributes mail in the street. Gathered around him are a group of soldiers waiting for letters from the stack he holds in his hand. Some of the men are holding red slips of paper....
    • Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Military uniforms--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • William Putnam and Kenny Molenaar on Cheyenne Mountain, near Camp  Carson, Colorado

    • Tenth Mountain Division soldiers William Putnam and Kenny Molenaar pose for a photograph on Cheyenne Mountain, near Camp Carson, Colorado. Both are wearing coils of climbing rope over khakis.
    • Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Molenaar, Kenny.; Putnam, William.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1944
    • Group portrait at the Company M, 87th Regiment barracks

    • Six men belonging to the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, Company M pose for a photograph outside of their barracks at Camp Hale, Colorado. The men wear slightly different versions of the basic khaki uniform. Staff Sgt. Eldon Metzger stands...
    • Military uniforms--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1944
    • Camp Hale traverse

    • A Tenth Mountain Division soldier traverses rocks at Camp Hale, Colorado; buildings in the background. This close up provides a clear view of the rope harness.
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rock climbing--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • May 1943
    • Ice practice

    • A group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers have "ice practice" near Camp Hale, Colorado. Two men are learning how to use a mountaineer's ice axe on steep ice covered slope. Twelve other soldiers are waiting for to try the proceedure or are...
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rock climbing--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943
    • Rock climbing school

    • Approximately thirty-five Tenth Mountain Division soldiers learn how to rock climb near Camp Hale, Colorado. Twenty-five the men are at the base of a rock, nine more are on a rock shelf a few feet above. Ropes hang down to the group below. The...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rock climbing--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943
    • Rock climbing

    • A Tenth Mountain Division soldier searches for handholds as he climbs a steep rock face near Camp Hale, Colorado. A piton and carabiner are visible in the rock below him. A second soldier is climbing behind him but facing away from the camera. Both...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rock climbing--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943
    • Mountain Training Group trip from Leadville to Aspen, Colorado

    • A line of about twenty skiers climbs up a slope. The men are members of the Tenth Mountain Division, Mountain Training Group during winter training exercise designed to test the men's readiness for winter conditions in the mountains by having them...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1944
    • Typical skitrooper en route

    • sleeping bag, clothing and personal gear.; View of a skitrooper, possibly Nate Morrell, from the Tenth Mountain Division's Mountain Training Group taken during a training exercise. He is wearing a woollen ski uniform, a cap and sunglasses. He is...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1944
    • Mountaineering above camp

    • A Tenth Mountain Division Solder uses a rope to climb a rocky cliff. He is wearing a helmet and field jacket. An orderly camp is visible in the valley below.
    • Rock climbing--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • William A. Southworth in camouflaged helmet

    • Portrait of William A. Southworth of the Tenth Mountain Division, 110th Signal Corps Company, wearing a helmet camouflaged with pine needles and a khaki shirt.
    • Camouflage (Military science)--1940-1950.; Photographers--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Southworth, William A.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Training hike

    • Three Tenth Mountain Division soldiers hike through the woods in Colorado during training. They are wearing helmets, khaki uniforms, and knapsacks and carrying rifles. The two closest to the camera are walking across a log above a stream.
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Pollock, John W.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Four "Mountaineers" hiking through the golden aspens

    • Four Tenth Mountain Division soldiers, also known as "Mountaineers," walk down a trail lined with golden aspen trees; they wear knapsacks and khaki uniforms.
    • Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Mountaineering training

    • Four Tenth Mountain Division soldiers practice rock climbing skills, including hoisting bundles with ropes. In the foreground, a soldier holds one end of a rope and a bundle is suspended above his head. Behind him, another soldier is holding a...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rock climbing--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Three 10th men at the door of the 110th Signal Corps Company Barracks, Camp Hale

    • Three Members of the Tenth Mountain Division, 110th Signal Corps Company, stand outside the door of their barracks at Camp Hale, Colorado. The man on the far right is the photographer (William A. "Bill" Southworth). All are in uniform and one is...
    • Military life--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940-1950.; Photographers--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    • [1943 or 1944]
    • Bar interior

    • Interior view of a saloon, probably in a Colorado mountain town. One Tenth Mountain Division soldier looks toward the camera as he sits at the corner of an ornate mirrored wooden bar with a neon sign and a row of bottles against the back of it. The...
    • Barrooms--Colorado--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Warming fire

    • A group of nine Tenth Mountain Division soldiers cluster around a fire made of thick wooden logs in the woods. The ground is covered with snow. All are wearing caps, light jackets, pants and boots. One soldier is holding a metal pan. Skis and poles...
    • Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Soldiers wearing "whites" during training at Cooper Hill, Camp Hale, Colorado

    • Six Tenth Mountain Division soldiers pose for a group photo in the snow during training on Cooper Hill in Camp Hale (Eagle County), Colorado. They wear white anoraks, khaki pants and red armbands to mark their team during war games. Bobby Lathrop...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Lathrop, Bobby.; Lundby, Gerald.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Two skitroopers in "whites" at Cooper Hill, Camp Hale, Colorado

    • Two Tenth Mountain Division skitroopers on skis coming out of the snowy woods. The man on the left is wearing a red armband, which marks his team during war games. Taken during training at Cooper Hill.
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Train passing through the Pando Valley above Camp Hale

    • A train passes through the Pando Valley above Camp Hale, the training headquarters of the Tenth Mountain Division. Thick smoke marks the location of the train. The aspen trees on the hill have spring leaves. Two soldiers in khaki walk down a street...
    • Military camps--Colorado--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Pando Valley--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Winter march

    • Six Tenth Mountain Division soldiers taken during a winter march on a snow-packed road. Members of the group are carrying snowshoes, one is carrying a small handcase and another is wearing sunglasses. Two other soldiers are walking away from the...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Seven men with three mules, Camp Hale, Colorado

    • Seven Tenth Mountain Division soldiers pose for a photograph at Camp Hale, Colorado. All are in uniform and carrying knapsacks. The two men on the left are carrying rifles and the second from the left is wearing a cap, not a helmet like the other...
    • Military camps--Colorado--1940-1950.; Mules--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • David B. Allen

    • Portrait of the photographer in front of the door to a barracks. He is wearing a cap and a field jacket and is standing in such a manner that the Tenth Mountain Division insignia, "the mountain patch," on his sleeve faces the camera.
    • Photographers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Soldiers with mules in Camp Hale

    • A Tenth Mountain Division soldier stands holding a mule at Camp Hale, Colorado. The mule is wearing a pack saddle, with two cases on top that are secured with rope. The soldier holding the mule is also wearing a knapsack with a waterbottle and...
    • Barracks--Colorado--1940-1950.; Military camps--Colorado--1940-1950.; Mules--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • David B. Allen in "whites"

    • Portrait of David B. Allen in his "whites" or winter uniform posed in the same postion as the "Ski Trooper" cover of the Saturday Evening Post. He is crouching close to the ground and carrying a knapsack with a white cover, a rifle and is holding...
    • Barracks--Colorado--1940-1950.; Military camps--Colorado--1940-1950.; Photographers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Three skitroopers at Camp Hale

    • Three Tenth Mountain Division soldiers pose in their "whites" or winter uniforms. All are wearing helmets and two are carrying skis and poles. Taken at Camp Hale, Colorado.
    • Military uniforms--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Silhouette of soldier with rifle

    • Silhouette of a Tenth Mountain Division soldier in helmet and rifle with a sunset or sunrise in the background.
    • Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Training hike

    • Tenth Mountain Division men taken during a training hike in Colorado. They are wearing caps, khaki pants and shirts and carrying knapsacks. Most of the men are pictured standing in a field amid pine trees while a man in the foreground stands on a...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Setting up camp, Colorado

    • A large group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers set up small tents in the middle of a grassy field in the mountains in Colorado during training.
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Mule packing school

    • Tenth Mountain Division soldiers learn how to tie boxes on pack saddles of two mules at Camp Hale, Colorado. Some of the soldiers are wearing steal helmets, others are wearing caps. The soldiers holding the mules' heads are wearing leather boots...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Mules--Colorado--1940-1950.; Pack animals--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1943
    • Texas Tweedy

    • Portrait of Tenth Mountain Division soldier John B. "Jack" Tweedy,Company E-86, Jack holds a ski with snow on the tip and wears a brown sweater; behind him is a snowbank and pine trees.
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tweedy, John B.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943
    • Soldier with mule

    • A Tenth Mountain Division soldier with closely cropped hair poses holding a mule's bridle tightly to bring its head close to his face. He is wearing a kakhi anorak. Behind him is a wooden building and a hill at Camp Hale Colorado. The ground...
    • Mules--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Skiers moving upslope

    • Shows a group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers on skis moving uphill over a snowy path. They are wearing khaki pants and anoraks and caps and carrying rifles. The sourrounding pine trees are covered with snow.
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Chow!!

    • A group of nineteen Tenth Mountain Division soldiers wait to enter a dining hall at Camp Hale, Colorado. One soldier playfully holds another off the ground. All are wearing brown wool uniforms. Snow covers the ground.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943-1944
    • Eleven skiers in "whites" ascending a slope

    • Eleven Tenth Mountain Division soldiers wearing white camouflage uniforms or "whites" and brown knapsacks ascend a mountain slope during training, near Camp Hale, Colorado. Taken from a distance the photograph gives an indication of the the...
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Queen of the May

    • Three Tenth Mountain Divsion soldiers dressed as women, in tight sweaters, short skirts and army boots, stand in the snow. The one closest to the camera is wearing a gun hoster around his waist and a wig made from a mop.
    • Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1944]
    • Maneuvers

    • A large group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers sit or stand in rows on the snow near Camp Hale, Colorado. Probably they are waiting for manuevers to begin.
    • Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • Maneuvers

    • A large group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers sit in the snow by the side of a slush covered road. The man closest to the camera has turned his head to watch a "weasle," a snowy terrain vehicle, that is driving down the road. One soldier is...
    • Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • Eleven skitroopers

    • Eleven Tenth Mountain Division soldiers pose on skis for a photograph with pine trees and snow covered mountains in the background. Fifth from left is Earl D. Cloud Jr. of the 85th Regiment, Company B. The men wear khaki pants and sweaters. Most...
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Cloud, Earl D.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • Pill box

    • A Tenth Mountain Division soldier moves past a pill box, located near Camp Hale, Colorado. Barbed wire fills the foreground and the hills in the background are covered with pine and leafless aspen trees. He is wearing a khaki uniform, with a cap...
    • Military uniforms--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1944]
    • Skitroopers in the distance

    • Three Tenth Mountain Division soldiers in "whites" or winter camouflage uniforms ski in a line through pine trees on a gentle slope during army maneuvers held near Camp Hale, Colorado.
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1944]
    • Tough couple of weeks, problems, etc, Cooper Hill

    • A large group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers holding skis, and wearing knapsacks stand in a snowy clearing on Cooper Hill, near Camp Hale, Colorado. In the background, a few mules wait with the men; probably taken during the maneuvers called D...
    • Mules--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • View of Eagle Creek and Camp Hale

    • View of Eagle Creek and barracks at Camp Hale, Colorado. Some Tenth Mountain Division soldiers are investigating the gravel beside the creek.
    • Barracks--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1944

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