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D.2 Newspaper.pdf
A 2002 article discussing Camp Hale ordnance (mines and unexploded munitions) and the length of time it will take officials to clean it all up. The nationwide cleanup program is described as underfunded, which could cause serious delays in recovering…

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Hugh Evans, a member of the 10th Mountain Division 85th Regiment Company C, dries his socks over a fire at Camp Hale (Eagle County), Colorado. A backpack and tent are nearby.

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Letter from Camp Hale Commander, Leutenant Colonel J. A. Chase, to his soldiers upon the closing of Camp Hale at the end of the war. The note was published in the last issue of the Camp Hale Ski-Zette and thanks the soldiers for their participation…

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Illustrated map of Colorado featuring drawings of landmarks and indigenous flora and fauna to identify the region and provide visual interest.

C7.pdf
1943 article praising Camp Hale ski troops for their resilience in training in the Colorado mountain elements. The article explains some of the training activities undertaken by the soldiers, describing the inclement weather, dangerous terrain, and…

C5 Hale Mountaineering.pdf
Article overviewing the training practices and soldier lifestyle of the 10th Mountain Division during their time at Camp Hale.

B5 Hale Consruction.pdf
Description of the life of a native Colorado workman on the construction team during the building process of Camp Hale in the Pando Valley.

A4 Hale High Lights.pdf
Chronology of Camp Hale's existence featured in the last installment of the Camp Hale Ski-Zette. High points in the camp's history, as pulled from other articles in the newspaper's two year history are listed.

A3 Hale Harvest Fest.pdf
Announcement in the Camp Hale newspaper for the Camp's Harvest Festival to be held in the autumn of 1943. The article advertises a rally, various games and concessions, and a dance among other activities.

C.6.mp3
Interview on NPR's 'Radio Diaries" program of six veterans of the 10th Mountain Division. The conversation moves from the beginnings of the division, the soldiers' experiences being recruited, the training program and physical aspects of Camp Hale,…
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