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    • Guarding German prisoners

    • A Tenth Mountain Division soldier guards two german prisoners. All three sit in the middle of the woods with an Italian town in the distance. Deeper in the woods more German prisoners and GIs are visible; leaves in bud on trees.
    • Prisoners of war--Germany--Italy 1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--German--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [1945]
    • Medical Aid Station on Mount Belvedere, Italy

    • Tenth Mountain Division medical aid station on Mount Belvedere. Groups of litter bearers wait for calls to bring in the wounded near a tent set up as an aid station. In the distance troops move toward the front lines during the Italian Campaign.
    • Medicine, Military--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Medical aspects of war--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 21, 1945
    • Reinforcements move up the ridge, Mount Belvedere in background, Italy

    • A line of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers climb up a ridge wearing helmets, combat fatigues, large knapsacks during the Italian Campaign. According to the caption the peak of Mount Belvedere rises in the distance. The ground is partially covered...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 21, 1945
    • Wounded men cross snowy field to the Battalion Aid Station, Mount Belvedere, Italy

    • Eight men walk in a straight line on a trail across a snow covered field. According to the caption, they are both walking wounded and a litter squad, accompanying a wounded enemy soldier on a litter to the Tenth Mountain Division, 85th Mountain...
    • Medicine, Military--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Medical aspects of war--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 20, 1945
    • Tramway on Riva Ridge, Italy

    • View of the tramway (loaded with supplies, an Army officer, an Army photographer, and Sergeant Paul Long) on Riva Ridge, Italy, during the Italian Campaign. Also pictured, a group of approximately 10 other soldiers stand on the landing deck or man...
    • Medicine, Military--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Aerial tramways--Italy--1940-1950.; Medical aspects of war--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 21, 1945
    • Litter bearers evacuate wounded on Mount Belvedere, Italy

    • Two soldiers from the Tenth Mountain Division, 85th Regiment, 1st Battalion, walk in front of a wounded soldier on a litter carried by five others. According to the caption the soldier had been wounded in the attack on Mount Belvedere during the...
    • Medicine, Military--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Medical aspects of war--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 20, 1945
    • Men from two divisions meet at Resia Pass, Austrian-Italian border

    • Patrols from two divisions meet at the Austrian-Italian border taken from the Austrian side. A sign with "HALT! Grenzkontrolle" is placed on the right side of a wide dirt road. A small wooden barrier marks the border. Seven GIs from the Seventh...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 87th. Company F.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • May 7, 1945
    • GIs dug in near Sassomolare, Italy

    • Men from the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment, Company K, dig in on a ridge north of Sassomolare. According to the caption, they are protecting the left flank of the main column moving up the Porretta-Moderna Highway, a few...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 87th. Company F.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • March 4, 1945
    • Radioman during mortar barrage, Della Vetta, Italy

    • Two soldiers from the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, Company K during a mortar barrage on Mount Della Vetta during the Italian Campaign. The soldier standing at the edge of the slope is a radioman who (according to the caption) was...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • March 3, 1945
    • Engineers rest behind a tank destroyer during an assult, Castel D'Aiano, Italy

    • Ten Tenth Mountain Division 126th Mountain Enginers rest behind a tank destroyer on a mountain road while taking cover from German sniper fire. Those closest to the tank destroyer stand and sit upright while those farther from cover lie flat on the...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Tanks (Military science)--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • March 3, 1945
    • General Hays congratulates first GI to cross highway 9

    • Tenth Mountain Division Pfc. Basil L. Lesmeister, from Company A of the 86th Regiment, accepts General George P. Hays' congratulatory handshake as he holds a bottle of Dewar's White Lable scotch. The scotch was part of a wager as to when the 10th...
    • Military officers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Hays, George P.; Lesmeister, Basil L.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • June 1945
    • Generals Livesay and Hays during parade

    • Allied soldiers stand at attention in rows during a parade. At the end of a row is British 8th Army General Livsay. Beside him is Tenth Mountain Division commander General Hays.
    • Military officers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Hays, George P.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • June 1, 1945
    • Field artillery observation crew

    • Group portrait of eleven members of the field artillery observation crew attached to the Tenth Mountain Division in front of a plane at an airfield in Italy.
    • Artillery (Troops)--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [1945]
    • Kenny and paisan kids

    • Kenny Molenaar wearing his Tenth Mountain Division uniform poses surrounded by a group of Italian children beside a large building.
    • Children--Italy--1940-1950.; Military life--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • June 1945
    • GI shaving in foxhole using helmet as basin

    • Tenth Mountain Division soldier, Pfc. Ralf Lamping shaves in his foxhole using his helmet as a basin during the Italian campaign. In the background is a pile of miscellaneous equipment, and leafless trees.
    • Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--United States--1945.; Lamping, Ralf.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Regimental histories--United States.
    • [1945]
    • GI in foxhole with equipment, Italy

    • Tenth Mountain Division soldier, Pfc. Charles Herman smiles from foxhole, surrounded by miscellaneous equipment. Trees in background are leafless.
    • Foxholes--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Herman, Charles.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [1945]
    • Troops along Lake Garda south of Bardolino, near Verona, Italy

    • A group of Tenth Mountain Division, 86th Infantry Regiment, Company C soldiers walk in a loose formation along the banks of Lake Garda, south of Bardolino in the Verona Area during the Italian Campaign. In the background the mountainous slopes...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 86th. Company C.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • April 26, 1945
    • Decorating graves, Castelfiorentino, Italy

    • Shows group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers decorating the graves of their comrads at the American Military cemetery in Castelfiorentino, Italy; probably after the memorial services held April 6, 1945.
    • Cemeteries--Italy--Castelfiorentino--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [April 6, 1945]
    • Unloading supplies from Po River crossing near San Benedetto, Italy

    • Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Mountain Infantry, Service Company soldiers with a boxes on their shoulders walk away from the northern banks of the Po in the San Benedetto area during the Italian Campaign. On the beach behind them are stacks of...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Po River (Italy)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 87th.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • April 24, 1945
    • GI painting sign Headquarters 10th Mountain Division, Italy

    • Sgt. John K. Coyle painting sign for Tenth Mountain Divison Headquarters in steep mountainous area during Italian Campaign. Trees are leafless; foot trails and sandbags in background.
    • Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Coyle, John K.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [1945]
    • Reconnaissance of Po River from banks near San Benedetto, Italy

    • Three Tenth Mountain Division, 85th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Headquarters Company soldiers make a reconnaissance of the Po River at its banks near San Benedetto during the Italian Campaign. The banks of the river are flat. Part...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Po River (Italy)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th.
    • April 23, 1945
    • Vaughn and buddies

    • Five soldiers pose for the camera in front of a jeep with a Tenth Mountain Division "Mountain Patch" symbol attached to a banner on the front bumper. A stone building is directly behind the group and forested Italian mountains are visible in the...
    • Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [1945]
    • Men on leave in Venice

    • Three Tenth Mountain Division soldiers on leave take a ride in a gondola in Venice, Italy, after the end of the war.
    • Venice (Italy)--1940-1950.; Military life--Italy--Venice--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [1945]
    • Loading a 37mm pack gun to a pack mule

    • A soldier from the 1st Battalion, 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, Tenth Mountain Division ties the ropes fastening a part of 37-mm pack gun onto an American pack mule during the Italian Campaign. According to the caption the piece weighs 22 pounds...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Mules--Italy--1940-1950.; Pack animals--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 86th.
    • April 16, 1945
    • Returning from the frontlines

    • In a view taken from above, twenty-nine Tenth Mountain Division soldiers march around a curve in a road towards a bridge over a small creek. A covered truck is begining its crossing as a soldier driving a camuflaged weasle (a treaded mitlitary...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • 1945 February 22
    • Tank destroyer advances along a mountain road, Italy

    • Three soldiers of the 701st Tank Destroyer Battalion advance a tank destroyer mounted with three inch guns along a mountain road located, according to the caption, in the Mount Terminale area. The 701st was attached to the Tenth Mountain Division...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Tanks (Military science)--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • March 3, 1945
    • Men, mules and ammunition move forward

    • Three men from the Tenth Mountain Division, 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, Company H (wearing combat fatigues and helmets, and carrying rifles) walk down a country road lined with leafless trees. One leads a pack mule bearing supplies. More mules...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Mules--Italy--1940-1950.; Pack animals--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 86th.
    • April 14, 1945
    • 10th moves through Badia, Italy

    • A loosely organized column of eleven Tenth Mountain Division, 85th Mountain Infantry, 2nd Battalion, soldiers enter the town of Badia, during the Italian Campaign. The stone buildings are slightly damaged.
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [April or May] 1945
    • Captain Bailey, Italy

    • Portrait of Captain Bailey, of the Tenth Mountain Division, 86th Regiment, Company L, taken in Italy. Bailey is standing in a fox hole. He is wearing red underwear and his pants are unzipped and halfway over his hips. He is bare footed and...
    • Foxholes--Italy--1940-1950.; Military life--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Supply area, Italy

    • A group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers are examining boxes of supplies in a small stand of trees at the edge of a valley in Italy. The man second from the left is holding a clipboard. Most of the men are standing except one who appears to be...
    • Military supplies--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Po bridge

    • View of a pontoon bridge under construction on the Po River, in Italy. The bridge is being constructed by the Tenth Mountain Division's Engineering Battalion. Construction is progressing from each side bank of the river towards the center. A truck...
    • Bridges--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Po River (Italy)
    • [April] 1945
    • Breaking Camp

    • View of a group of over fifty Tenth Mountain Division soldiers breaking camp somewhere in Italy.
    • Military camps--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • F Company squad, Italy

    • Tenth Mountain Division, 86th Battalion, F Company Squad posing for a photograph in Italy. The Squad members are all wearing helmets and brown sweaters or khaki field jackets. All are carrying their weapons. All have rifles except one man, the...
    • Bow and arrow--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Schuck

    • Portrait of the photographer with a cigar in his mouth, he holds a donkey by its ears near an orchard in Italy. Unidentified Tenth Mountain Division soldiers look on in the background. All are wearing khaki uniforms and boots.
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Donkeys--Colorado--1940-1950.; Military life--Italy--1940-1950.; Photographers--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • March 1945
    • Swiss border

    • A group of approximately ten Tenth Mountain Division soldiers standing at the Swiss border. Across the border is a white building with the words "Monastero" and "Dogana Svizzera" painted on it. Taken while the photographer was serving in the 10th...
    • Military life--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • May 1945
    • Toward Swiss border

    • View of a Tenth Mountain Division soldier on the Swiss border. He is standing on a rock formation looking down into a green valley. He is wearing a helmet, khaki uniform and carrying a rifle. Mountains rise in the background. Taken by the...
    • Military supplies--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • May 1945
    • Troop train

    • View of a troop train stopped along the rails at an undetermined location probably in Italy. Tenth Mountain Division soldiers sit on the floors of box cars letting their legs dangle out of the open doors. A few men stand on the parallel tracks in...
    • Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Troop movements--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [1945]
    • Troop train passing over a bridge, Italy

    • View taken from a troop train towards the rear as it passes over a bridge in Italy. A few faces and legs of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers are visible as they poke out of the open doors the box cars. The landscape reveals a great deal of...
    • Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Troop movements--American--Italy--1940-1950.; War damage--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [1945]
    • Combat

    • View showing a Tenth Mountain Division camouflaged gun emplacement in Italy. In the distance is an Italian town with stone buildings on rolling hills.
    • Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Tank in the woods, Italy

    • A Tenth Mountain Division tank emerges from the Italian woods. Two soldiers are riding on top and three infantry men are walking along a road past the tank. The tank appears to be about to descend the embankment onto the road. All are wearing...
    • Military vehicles--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Street in Italian hill town

    • View of a street in an unidentified Italian town taken from above. Tenth Mountain Division soldiers are visible walking along the street below. Snow covers the red tiled roofs and the surrounding hills.
    • Military life--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • F Company moving up on Riva Ridge

    • View of a group of soldiers from the Tenth Mountain Division, 86th Regiment, Company F assembled near a stone building. According to the photographer, they were moving up on Riva Ridge during the Italian Campaign. Snow covers the ground.
    • Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • February 1945
    • After Riva Ridge

    • Three Tenth Mountain Division soldiers take a break near a stream after the battle for Riva Ridge. One of the three soldiers is identified by the photographer as Shaw. The soldier farthest from the stream is standing near his knapsack on a...
    • Military life--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • February 1945
    • Under fire, fresh shell holes

    • A group of about twenty-five Tenth Mountain Division soldiers are under fire in this image taken during the Italian Campaign. The men are in an open grassy field and are either crouched in the grass or bent over looking at the ground. White smoke...
    • Battlefields--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Clean-up

    • At least three Tenth Mountain Division soldiers wash themselves at a fountain biside a road in Italy. The fourth person is hidden by one of the soldiers; he could be an Italian or another American soldier. An orchard is behind the fountain and...
    • Military life--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Moving up!

    • A mule climbs a steep trail carrying a bale of hay. The mule handlers might be Italian Alpini, who assisted the Tenth Mountain Division during the Italian Campaign. Other men climbing the trail are wearing U.S. Army helmets. One man is shirtless...
    • Mules--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Fox holes

    • View of foxholes lining an italian hillside. Small groups of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers work or rest around their fox holes. Men in jeeps drive down a road in the middle of the image. Trees on the hill are leafless, but the ground is covered...
    • Foxholes--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Town still in Jerry hold

    • View of a small Italian town on a hill, which according to the photographer was still held by the Germans when he encountered it while serving in the Tenth Mountain Division and took the photograph. Another town is visible on a hill in the...
    • Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Prisoners accumulating!!!

    • View of prisoners being held by a Tenth Mountain Division soldiers during the Italian Campaign. Hundreds of prisoners sit on the pavement in (probably) Poggio Rusco, Mantova, Italy. Two soldiers sit in a jeep facing the group. Three more soldiers...
    • Prisoners of war--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Jerry droppings!

    • An Italian civilian examines a large German gun abandoned along the street in (probably) Moglia, Mantova, Italy. A large treaded vehicle is parked behind the gun. Tenth Mountain Division soldiers are visible walking down the street away from the...
    • Military vehicles--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945

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