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Climb to conquer : the untold story of World War II's 10th Mountain Division ski troops

Author: Peter Shelton
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2003. ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Traces the origins of a fledgling army troop comprised of climbers and skiers who formed America's first alpine division, discussing their extensive training and contributions to the Second World War's final victories.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Shelton
ISBN: 0743226062 9780743226066 9781451655100 145165510X
OCLC Number: 52858209
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
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Description: 275 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Minnie's ski troops --
Paradise --
"I love a soldier" --
The homestake fiasco --
"Too beautiful a place to die" --
Sport imitates war --
Not too swift --
The winter line --
Riva Ridge --
Belvedere --
R&R --
Race to the Alps --
Tunnel of the dead --
Mountain idylls --
"We could do almost anything" --
A new world outside.
Responsibility: Peter Shelton.
Local System Bib Number:
.b20014582

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Traces the origins of a fledgling army troop comprised of climbers and skiers who formed America's first alpine division, discussing their extensive training and contributions to the Second World War's final victories.
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