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Tango0129 Nov 2019 10:05 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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Tango0130 Nov 2019 12:05 p.m. PST

Anyone tried to wargame this…?


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