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    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • Packing up

    • Twelve Tenth Mountain Division soldiers put their duffle bags in a pile beside a barracks building as they prepare to leave Camp Hale, Colorado.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Barracks--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1944
    • Floyd Simmons

    • Tenth Mountain Division soldier, Floyd Simmons, poses looking toward the camera. He is wearing a cap and a white anorak. Behind him a group of approximately nine other soldiers look in the opposite direction toward distant snow covered mountains....
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943-1944
    • 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
    • Winter camp, Camp Hale, Colorado

    • Four Tenth Mountain Division soldiers pose near a small snow covered canvas tent near Camp Hale, Colorado. The men are wearing caps, parkas, mittens and mukluks. Snow covers the ground and the pine trees behind the men.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1943
    • Here's the way I spend my time

    • in the woods. Taken during training near Camp, Hale, Colorado; snow covers the ground.; View of a Tenth Mountain Division soldier, either the photographer or his brother Kenny Molenaar, sitting on his knapsack with his chin resting on his hand and...
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1943
    • Spike, Cooper Hill, Colorado

    • Tenth Mountain Division soldier, Spike, reclines in the sun using his skis as a backrest at Cooper Hill, near Camp Hale, Colorado. He is wearing a cap, ski jacket, and brown wool pants. He has removed his gloves and his sunglasses, which are...
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • Winter 1943-1944
    • Soldier in a snow trench with sleeping bag

    • View of a sunburned Tenth Mountain Division soldier posing for a photograph in a snow trench with his sleeping bag in front of him. It is placed on top of pine boughs. Taken near Camp Hale, Colorado.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [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
    • Leg show

    • Six Tenth Mountain Division soldiers pose for a picture while having a "leg show." All have their pant legs raised to above the knee and pose like dancers in a chorus-line with their right foot forward. All are wearing dress uniforms and wearing...
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1944
    • Joe Stettner, rock climber deluxe

    • Tenth Mountain Division soldier, Joe Stettner, climbs a steep rock face near Camp Hale, Colorado. He wears a cap, khaki uniform, and soft-soled shoes. Hammer and carabiners hang from his belt as he clips a carabiner to a piton.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rock climbing--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Stettner, Joe.; 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

    • Approximately twenty Tenth Mountain Division soldiers practice rock climbing near Camp Hale, Colorado; three soldiers are scaling a rope to climb onto a rock shelf a few feet above the ground. The rest of the soldiers are divided with half waiting...
    • 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
    • Fellows, Morton, Miche, Smith

    • A group of six soldiers from the Tenth Mountain Division, 85th Regiment, Company E, sit in front of small tents. Men identified are: Fellows, Morton, Miche, Smith, and center with a cigarette, is Arville Burtt. All are wear caps, khaki uniforms and...
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • Spring 1944
    • Winter training

    • A group of approximately nine Tenth Mountain Division soldiers on a winter training march at Camp Hale, Colorado. All are carrying rifles and wearing caps and parkas. Snow is on the ground.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Wooden bridge, Camp Hale, Colorado

    • View of skitroopers testing an experimental wooden bridge built by the Tenth Mountain Division, Engineering Battalion at Camp Hale Colorado. A line of men are crossing the bridge and more troops wait below. Snow covers the ground.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Richard Fogarty poses beside two "weasels"

    • Richard Foggarty of the Tenth Mountain Division poses beside two "weasels", [a snow vehicle designed by Studebaker] without canvas covers, near the S4 warehouse and 86th Regiment Headquarters at Camp Hale, Colorado. He is wearing a cap, a pullover...
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military vehicles--Colorado--1940-1950.; Photographers--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Foggarty, Richard.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943, 1944
    • Weasel pulling a troop trailer, Camp Hale

    • A camouflaged weasel pulls a treaded trailer loaded with Tenth Mountain Division troops over a snow-packed road at Camp Hale, Colorado.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military vehicles--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943
    • K with mules

    • Portrait of K. Molenaar holding the leads of two mules at the mule barns, Camp Hale, Colorado. He is wearing a knapsack and carrying a rifle. The two mules are wearing loaded pack saddles. In the background another soldier is also holding a mule....
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mules--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1943
    • Coletti

    • A Tenth Mountain Division soldier named Coletti poses holding a mule in the snow at Camp Hale, Colorado. Four other soldiers stand behind him. Deep snow covers the ground and the pine trees on the hill behind the group. The snow rises to the mule's...
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mules--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943
    • View of Camp Hale, showing a passing train and the mule corral

    • View of Camp Hale, Colorado, covered with snow. A train is passing through the Pando valley. The camp's mule corral is at the lower right of the image. The Tenth Mountain Division trained here 1943-1944.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pando Valley (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943-1944
    • Me on maneuvers

    • John C. "Jack" Caldwell poses for a portrait while on maneuvers at Camp Hale, Colorado, in 1943. He is standing on a trail surrounded by golden aspen and pine trees. He is wearing a helmet, khaki shirt and pants, and carrying a rifle. Behind him is...
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Photographers--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Caldwell, John C.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943
    • Rock climber

    • View taken from above of a Tenth Mountain Division soldier rock climbing at Camp Hale, Colorado. He is wearing a helmet and khaki uniform.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Rock climbing--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Our climbing outfits, just plain GI

    • A Tenth Mountain Division soldier poses as he climbs a large rock formation. He has a coil of rope at his hip that hangs down out of the picture frame. He is wearing a helmet, a khaki field jacket and pants, and boots with gaiters.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Rock climbing--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Camp Hale, rock climbing

    • Nine Tenth Mountain Division soldiers practice rock climbing with ropes on a steep cliff at Camp Hale, Colorado. They are wearing a variety of clothing, including denim jeans, in addition to khaki uniforms.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Rock climbing--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1943
    • Three soldiers at Camp Hale, Colorado

    • Three unidentified Tenth Mountain Division soldiers pose for a photograph at Camp Hale, Colorado. They are dressed for winter training. All are wearing caps, sunglasses, sweaters, and wool pants. All have knapsacks and are carrying rifles. Snow...
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Mountain tents

    • Photograph of mountain tents set up on a hill near Camp Hale, Colorado. A group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers is visible in the background.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • Spring 1944
    • Swift -- "P" call!!

    • A group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers disembark from a convoy of open troop trucks for a "P" call along the side of a road during "flatland" training at Camp Swift, Texas. All are wearing khaki uniforms and helmets.
    • Camp Swift (Tex.)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Troop movements--Texas--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1944-1945]
    • Three soldiers on Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado

    • Three Tenth Mountain Division Soldiers pose for a photograph on Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado. They are left to right, Dick Short wearing a coil of rope, unidentified, and William Putnam.
    • Cheyenne Mountain (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1944
    • Bridge over Eagle Creek, Camp Hale, Colorado

    • View of a wooden bridge over Eagle Creek. The barracks at Camp Hale are on the left, beside a wide dirt road, poles for electricity or telephone wires follow both the road and the creek. In the distance on the right side of the creek are various...
    • Eagle Creek (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Barracks--Colorado--1940-1950.; Bridges--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Mess hall, Camp Hale, Colorado

    • View of the tables set with white ceramic plates for a meal in a mess hall at Camp Hale, Colorado. One Tenth Mountain Division soldier is setting a table in the center of the image. Pictures are placed on the walls in between the windows and a pot...
    • Mess halls--Colorado--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [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]
    • 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]
    • Card game

    • Eight Tenth Mountain Division soldiers sit on the ground playing a card game. All are wearing khaki uniforms and caps.
    • Military life--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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
    • Group of soldiers on Mount of the Holy Cross, Colorado

    • Seven Tenth Mountain Division soldiers are dressing and playfully posing for the camera in this photograph, which was taken on the slopes of the Mount of the Holy Cross. One is identified, Earl Clark, second from the right of the image. He is...
    • Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Clark, Earl.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 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]
    • 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]
    • Chow line, Colorado

    • A chow line near Camp Hale, Colorado. The tables serving food are set up in the snow. Seven Tenth Mountain Division soldiers are serving food and three are getting food. A many other soldiers are standing back from the serving area. A table with...
    • Military life--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]
    • 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]
    • Supplies during maneuvers

    • A cache of supplies stored during manuevers held by the Tenth Mountain Division near Camp Hale, Colorado. Boxes of supplies are roughly stacked in the shade of some pine trees. In the sun some soldiers are standing beside supplies and a "weasel" or...
    • Military supplies--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • February 1944
    • Snow shoe training

    • A group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers on snow shoes climbs up a snowy hill toward the camera. They are wearing winter camouflage uniforms, known as "whites" and carrying heavy knapsacks. In the distance, a second line of soldiers is visible...
    • Military training--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [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
    • 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]
    • 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

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