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"Battle on the Slopes: World War II's Ski Troops" Topic


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP29 Nov 2019 9:05 p.m. PST

"During World War II, the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division served in combat for only four months, but it had one of the conflict's highest casualty rates.

The division started out as an experiment to train skiers and climbers to fight in the most difficult, mountainous terrain in Europe.

Some of the men who joined the division were skiers already, while others had never seen a ski in their lives…"
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2019 11:05 a.m. PST

Anyone tried to wargame this…?

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