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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • On the way

    • A Tenth Mountain Division soldier practices ski jumping, which was officially forbidden, on a ski slope near Camp Hale.
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Skiing--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • D Series

    • Pack mules graze on a snowy hill during D Series winter training maneuvers held by the Tenth Mountain Division near Camp Hale, Colorado. Buildings, men and temporary buildings are in a field.
    • Mules--Colorado--1940-1950.; Pack animals--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • Spring 1944
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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]
    • Tipped over weasel, and passing skiers

    • A weasel, a special snow vehicle, is tipped over onto its side on a snowbank along the side of a road. A Tenth Mountain Division soldier surveys the situation. Two ski by on the road while others ski past on an elevated path above the snowbank.
    • Military vehicles--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • William Putnam rappelling

    • Photograph of Tenth Mountain Division soldier, William Putnam in silhouette rappelling down a cliff near Camp Carson, Colorado.
    • Rock climbing--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Putnam, William.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 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
    • 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]
    • Pack mules during D Series

    • A line of pack mules loaded with wooden crates, moves through the snowy pine woods guided by a Tenth Mountain Division soldier riding a mule. The mules were transporting supplies during the winter maneuvers called D Series held near Camp Hale.
    • Mules--Colorado--1940-1950.; Pack animals--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [Spring 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]
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • Two skitroopers on the slopes

    • Two Tenth Mountain Division skitroopers, Red Fallon and Mel Sutton, pose on a slope near Camp Hale, Colorado. They are wearing white camouflage uniforms with fur lined hoods and are carrying rifles. Another soldier is visible in the distance and in...
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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
    • Maneuvers

    • Tenth Mountain Division soldiers on snowshoes during maneuvers, near Camp Hale, Colorado. Shows two groups each on a different trail passing through a snow filled valley near snow covered pine trees.
    • Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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]

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