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|William Lowell Putnam||Green Cognac the Education of a Mountain Fighter|
|Hardcover, ISBN 0930410505|
Publisher: American Alpine Club, Golden, Colorado, U.S.A., 1991
Used - Very Good. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. "For "Ken Bergen 23/3/96 William L Putnam." A true story about the development of a new military division of mountain climbers and skiers during WW2- the first and only mountain warfare unit of the U.S. Army. It begins with the call up and training of new recruits to the embarkation to the Pacific and then onto Italy. Personal glimpses of the inner workings and thoughts of the military command during that period of time. Of interest to those... (KEN BERGEN, MILITARY HISTORY, ITALIAN CAMPAIGN, SECOND WORLD WAR, WWII, 10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION, TENTH SKIING, TROOPS, CLIMB, APPALACHIAN CLUB, ASPEN, MARSHAL PIETRO BADOGLIO, MAJ. ROBERT H. BATES, DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN RAILROAD, ANDREW J....)