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Организованный горный туризм, 12 серия, тренировки в цвете

February 1944. Three soldiers on Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado


1 серия (январь-февраль 1945 г.)
2 серия (март 1945 г.)
3 серия (апрель-май 1945 г.)
4 серия (1945 г.)
5 серия (1945 г.)
6 серия (1945 г., лето 1945 г.)
7 серия, тренировочная (1941-1944 гг.)
8 серия (1945 г., Kodachrome)
9 серия (1941-1942 гг., Kodachrome)
10 серия (1943 г., Kodachrome)
11 серия (1943/1944 гг., Kodachrome)



(571) [February] 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 the valley is the coal smoke from passing freight trains.


(572) February 1944. 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 weighed fifty to sixty pounds. In the distance are snow covered mountain peaks.


(573) February 1944. William Putnam and Kenny Molenaar on Cheyenne Mountain, near Camp Carson, Colorado
Tenth Mountain Division soldiers William Putnam and Kenny Molenaar pose for a photograph on Cheyenne Mountain, near Camp Carson, Colorado. Both are wearing coils of climbing rope over khakis.


(574) February 1944. William Putnam rappelling
Photograph of Tenth Mountain Division soldier, William Putnam in silhouette rappelling down a cliff near Camp Carson, Colorado.


(575) February 1944. View of Camp Carson, Colorado
View of Camp Carson, Colorado. Some members of the Tenth Mountain Division trained near Camp Carson.


(576) February 1944. Three soldiers on Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado
Three Tenth Mountain Division Soldiers pose for a photograph on Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado. They are left to right, Dick Short wearing a coil of rope, unidentified, and William Putnam.


(577) February 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 vehicle designed for snowy terrain.


(578) 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 moving up hill and to the right and is turing to look toward the camera. The men skied from Leadville to Aspen, Colorado. According to the photographer the men did not carry weapons but had knapsacks weighing fifty to sixty pounds as each one toted his own rations,


(579) February 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 ski from Leadville to Aspen, Colorado. According to the photographer's caption, this was probably taken on the morning of the second day near Mount Champion.


(580) February 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 down many hills and so they probably headed for the saddle in the middle distance, to avoid the steep terrain on the right.


(581) February 1944. 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 completely dressed and facing the camera. Person standing at the back, looking down, with no hat (4th from the left) identified as Gerhardt Brueders.


(582) February 1944. Mine tramway, Mount Champion, Colorado
View of the mine tramway on Mount Champion. According to the photographer the towers still seemed in good condition and the tramway extended to the top of the mountain although the mine was closed. A Group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers followed the route during a Mountain Training Group winter exercise. They were sking from Leadville to Aspen, Colorado.


(583) February 7, 1944. Train pulling on Tennessee Pass above the Pando Valley
Three engines pull a Denver and Rio Grande Western freight train on the north side of Tennessee Pass above the Pando Valley, Colorado, near Camp Hale and the Tenth Mountain Division Headquarters; snow covers the ground and the pine trees on the hills.


(584) April, 1944. End of D Series, John W. Pollock
John W. Pollock, sits in the snow resting against the trunk of a pine tree. This portrait was taken at the end of the exhausting winter maneuvers undertaken by the Tenth Mountain Division in the Spring of 1944, called D Series. He is wearing a cap, jacket, pants and boots. The tag on his jacket was identifies him as a member of the "Blue Army" during the war games.


(585) April, 1944. Ration Sergeant, James Shea during D Series
Tenth Mountain Division Ration Sergeant, James Shea poses for a picture during D Series, which was a winter war game held at Camp Hale. He is wearing a cap, parka, pants, boots and snow shoes and, according to the photographer, he is carrying a ration information brief case. He is standing in deep snow and the pine trees behind him are covered with snow, also.


(586) April, 1944. Supply Sergeant during D Series
A Tenth Mountain Division supply sergeant poses for the camera during D Series. He is standing in the snow surrounded by pine trees, wearing an army sweater, khaki pants, boots and holding a metal mug. Behind him is a "weasel" packed with a toboggan and a wooden box of mountain rations, the special food fabricated for mountain troopers.


(587) Spring 1944. Mountain tents
Photograph of mountain tents set up on a hill near Camp Hale, Colorado. A group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers is visible in the background.


(588) Spring 1944. 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 boots. Behind the camping area snow covers the ground. Taken during training near Camp Hale, Colorado.


(589) [1944] Bastrop, Texas, Main Street
View of Main street, Bastrop, Texas, which was the closest town to Camp Swift, where the Tenth Mountain Division had flatland training. It shows the buildings in town and a man in a hat walking down the street toward the camera. Two children, a boy and a girl, are standing on the corner opposite the man.


(590) [1944] Pill box
A Tenth Mountain Division soldier moves past a pill box, located near Camp Hale, Colorado. Barbed wire fills the foreground and the hills in the background are covered with pine and leafless aspen trees. He is wearing a khaki uniform, with a cap and gaiters.


(591) [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.


(592) [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.


(593) [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.


(594) [1944] Tennessee Pass train engine at Pando, Colorado
View of a train engine and box cars at Pando, Colorado. The white buildings near the base of the mountains are probably part of Camp Hale, the training headquarters of the Tenth Mountain Division. The image is divided by a closeup view of a rifle.


(595) [1944] Waiting in line for a bus
A large group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers stand waiting in line for a bus, near three wooden buildings probably located somewhere in Texas. They are all in khaki uniforms and wearing berets. Two young boys examine the group with curiosity. The boy nearest the camera is wearing a hat like the men, and a white t-shirt. A second group of men stand in between the first and second buildings. A bus faces toward the men from near the middle building.


(596) [1944] Inoculation, Camp Swift
Tenth Mountain Division soldier winces as he is innoculated. Five men look on with smiles on their faces; the man at the far right is laughing; the man in the center points directly at the syringe. The patient wears a white tee-shirt while the rest wear khaki.


(597) 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.


(598) 1944. Mail-call at Camp Hale, Colorado
Mail-call at Camp Hale, Colorado. A Tenth Mountain Division soldier distributes mail in the street. Gathered around him are a group of soldiers waiting for letters from the stack he holds in his hand. Some of the men are holding red slips of paper. The men are dressed in a variety of different army-issued uniforms, including sweaters, khaki shirts and jackets, caps and military berets.


(599) 1944. Maneuvers
A large group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers sit in the snow by the side of a slush covered road. The man closest to the camera has turned his head to watch a "weasle" a snowy terrain vehicle, that is driving down the road. One soldier is walking away from the camera, he has a pair of snow shoes attached to the back of his knapsack.


(600) 1944. Maneuvers
A large group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers sit or stand in rows on the snow near Camp Hale, Colorado. Probably they are waiting for manuevers to begin.


(601) 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 have their sleeves rolled up.


(602) 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.


(603) 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.


(604) 1944. 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 Series.


(605) 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.


(606) 1944. Company E, resting on the climb up Sugarloaf Mountain
A line of sixteen Tenth Mountain Division, 86th Regiment solders from Company E rest on the climb up Sugarloaf Mt. All wear khaki pants and sweaters, shoe packs, skis, and fully loaded rucksacks; most wear caps. Snow covers the ground and the mountains in the background.


(607) 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 in the center holding a camera and looking into the view finder.


(608) 1944. Leg show
Six Tenth Mountain Division soldiers pose for a picture while having a "leg show." All have their pant legs raised to above the knee and pose like dancers in a chorus-line with their right foot forward. All are wearing dress uniforms and wearing Garrison caps. The man on the left has a pipe in his mouth. They are posing on a street at Camp Hale, Colorado.


(609) [1944-1945] Swift -- "P" call!!
A group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers disembark from a convoy of open troop trucks for a "P" call along the side of a road during "flatland" training at Camp Swift, Texas. All are wearing khaki uniforms and helmets.


(610) [1944-1945] View of Camp Swift, Texas
View of Camp Swift, Texas, the flatland training headquarters of the Tenth Mountain Division. Shows rows of white army barracks.


(611) [1945] View of Camp Hale dismantled
View of Camp Hale after it had been dismantled, taken from a road. At the edge of the hills some buildings remain, and one of the old white barracks stands in the center of the valley amid the foundations of the rest. Snow in the valley is melted or dirty, while the snow on the surrounding hills is white. The former headquarters of the Tenth Mountain Division was dismantled while the Tenth was fighting in Italy.


(612) 1945. View of Camp Hale dismantled
View of Camp Hale after the barracks had been dismantled. Shows a group of Quonset huts in the center of the valley amid the foundations and old streets of the former headquarters of the Tenth Mountain Division. Snow in the valley is melted and dirty, snow on the surrounding hills is white.


(613) 1945. View of Camp Hale dismantled
View of Camp Hale, the former headquarters of the Tenth Mountain Division, dismantled. Shows a few of the remaining barracks amid foundations and empty streets in the Pando Valley.
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