Tales of the 10th: The Mountain Troops and American Skiing

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Published by the New England Ski Museum and authored by Jeff Leich, its Executive Director, this well-illustrated book documents highlights in the story of the World War II 10th Mountain Division and its impact on the nation’s postwar ski industry. From the viewpoint of military history, the Division was the only U.S. fighting unit of infantry division strength ever to be trained specifically for mountain and winter warfare. And from the viewpoint of ski history, veterans of the 10th were leaders in all aspects of the U.S. ski scene during the decade following the war. Revised and expanded edition. 104 pages, softcover.

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Published by the New England Ski Museum and authored by Jeff Leich, its Executive Director, this well-illustrated book documents highlights in the story of the World War II 10th Mountain Division and its impact on the nation’s postwar ski industry. From the viewpoint of military history, the Division was the only U.S. fighting unit of infantry division strength ever to be trained specifically for mountain and winter warfare. And from the viewpoint of ski history, veterans of the 10th were leaders in all aspects of the U.S. ski scene during the decade following the war. 104 pages, softcover.