The Boys of Winter : Life and Death in the U.S. Ski Troops During the Second World War


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‘An immensely valuable and substantial addition to 10th Mountain literature and to the history of skiing in the United States.’- International Ski History Association. The Boys of Winter tells the true story of three young American ski champions and their brutal, heroic, and fateful transformation from athletes to infantrymen with the 10th Mountain Division. Charles J. Sanders’s fast-paced narrative draws on dozens of interviews and extensive research to trace these boys’lives from childhood to championships and from training at Mount Rainier and in the Colorado Rockies to battles against the Nazis.

Boulder : University Press of Colorado. 2005

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