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Skiing Off to War
January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Skiing Off to War-the Story of Colorado’s 10th Mountain Division
A slide presentation, “Colorado’s 10th Mountain Division”, narrated by Retired Colonel Tom Duhs. The Colorado 10th Mountain Division, a World War II group of skiers and mountaineers, was trained and employed to fight the Germans in Italy. The Division was established in July 1943 at Camp Hale, Colorado near Leadville. It went to Italy at the end of 1944 and ended the war there on May 2, 1945. Everyone is welcome! The event is co-sponsored by the Pikes Peak Library District and the Manitou Springs Heritage Center 517 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829. For more information, call 719-685-5206, email ManitouHeritage@gmail.com, or visit www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org