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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...
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • 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.
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • 1943
    • On the way

    • A Tenth Mountain Division soldier practices ski jumping, which was officially forbidden, on a ski slope near Camp Hale.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [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.
    • Krieser, Curt.
    • 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...
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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.
    • Hines, Glen.
    • [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...
    • Krieser, Curt.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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...
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [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.
    • Allen, David B.
    • [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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [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...
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • 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.
    • Southworth, William A.
    • [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...
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • 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.
    • Hines, Glen.
    • [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.
    • Krieser, Curt.
    • [Spring 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.
    • Forker, Donald.
    • [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...
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • 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...
    • Allen, David B.
    • [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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [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.
    • Allen, David B.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • 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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [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...
    • Southworth, William A.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [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...
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • February 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...
    • Allen, David B.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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...
    • Southworth, William A.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • 1943
    • 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...
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • 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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • 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...
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • 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...
    • Morton, Duryea.
    • Spring 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...
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • February 1943
    • 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.
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • 1943
    • 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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • 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.
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • February 1943
    • 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...
    • Rocker, Richard A.
    • February 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.
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • May 1943
    • 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...
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • 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...
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • 1943
    • 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.
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • May 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....
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • February 1943
    • 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.
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • 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.
    • Hulbert, Ralph W.
    • 1944
    • 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...
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • 1943

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