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Nicholas Minue Challenge Cup, 1977

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: November 25, 2019

Jim Arwine ©Stars and Stripes
Illesheim, West Germany, December, 1977: A soldier struggles to right himself during the horizontal-rope portion of the Nicholas Minue Challenge Cup competition at Storck Barracks. The Bundeswehr's 262nd Parachute Battalion captured first place in the event, which was named in honor of a World War II Medal of Honor recipient. Nine 25-man teams from German and American military units took part.

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