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Colorado's Ski Troops
Why were Colorado’s cowboys, rodeo riders, lumberjacks and skiers recruited to serve in World War II?
Why were Colorado's cowboys, rodeo riders, lumberjacks and skiers recruited to serve in World War II?
Cowboys, rodeo riders, lumberjacks and skiers were recruited to liberate Italy in World War II. The Army needed men and women who lived the rugged, high-altitude life and knew hard work, horses, frigid snow-camping, winter survival, and skiing. Learn about these remarkable men and women and the amazing feats they performed during World War II. Retired Marine Col. Tom Duhs will present a slideView more
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Free 3-hour parking on Manitou Ave. from the 500 block to the east edge of town and around Memorial Park.
517 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829