Radio Diaries

The Ski Troops of WWII

Jan. 7, 2016

The 10th Mountain Division fought in World War II for only four months, but it had one of the highest casualty rates of the war. The division started out as an experiment to train skiers and climbers to fight in the mountains. The men of the 10th went on to lead a series of daring assaults against the German army in the mountains of Italy. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.