ISBN-10: 0760333491

ISBN-13: 9780760333495

First activated because the tenth gentle department (Alpine) in 1943 and such a lot lately deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq, the tenth Mountain department has greater than half-a-century’s provider as an elite strength combating for its country. 10th Mountain Division takes us via this army wrestle unit’s historical past and its most modern missions, group of workers, and equipment. Military historian and journalist Fred J. Pushies follows the tenth Mountain department from its first motion in Italy in past due 1944 (when Bob Dole served in its ranks) to its go back to carrier education infantrymen for the Korean conflict and paintings on NATO security bases all through Germany; from its reactivation through the Reagan army build-up of the Eighties to its deployment for Operations wasteland safeguard and wilderness hurricane; from its function in catastrophe aid in Florida after storm Andrew and through the famine in Somalia to its present provider in Afghanistan and Iraq. More than any ever written, his publication presents a real feel of what it skill to be part of this elite division.

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