10th Mountain Division Memorial Historical

10th Mountain Division Memorial Historical (HM1U8K)

Location: Leadville, CO 80461 Eagle County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 21.692', W 106° 18.631'

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Summit: Tennessee Pass, Co

Memorial
10th Mountain Division
World War II

In memory of our 990 comrades in arms who gave their lives on the WWII battlefields of Italy and the Aleutian Islands.

Campaigns
Northern Apennine Mountains, Po Valley, Kiska

Major Battles
Riva Ridge, Mt. Della Spe, Mt. Della Torraccia
Mt. Grande, Mt. Belvedere, Mt. Della Castellana
Mt. Moscoso, Po River, Lake Garda

Division Units
85th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment
604th Mountain Artillery Battalion, 605th Mountain Artillery Battalion, 616th Mountain Artillery Battalion
10th Mountain Anti-Tank Battalion, 110th Mountain Signal Company, HQ & HQ Btry 10th Mountain Div Arty
10th Mountain Quartermaster Battalion, 10th Mountain Medical Battalion, HQ & HQ Co 10th Mountain Division
126th Mountain Engineer Battalion, 10th Mountain Military Police Pltn, 10th Mountain Cavalry Recon Troop
710th Mountain Ordnance Company

Roll of Honor
(There are now 1000 names on the monument - including two unknowns, as more were added in 2009 - see link below)

Division trained at Camp Hale, Colorado, 1942, 1943, and 1944.
A finer combat organization has never existed
10th Mountain Division Association War Memorial Foundation, Inc., 1959
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HM NumberHM1U8K
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Year Placed1959
Placed By10th Mountain Division Memorial Fund, Tenth Mountain Division Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 387097 N 4357716
Decimal Degrees39.36153333, -106.31051667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 21.692', W 106° 18.631'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 21' 41.52" N, 106° 18' 37.86" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)719, 970
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Tennesee Pass Rd, Leadville CO 80461, US
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