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Winter survival exercise, 1954
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 12, 2019
Leigh Wiener ©Stars and Stripes
Germany, January, 1954: A casual observer at the 102nd Infantry Regiment's winter survival exercise might have concluded that the Army needed either bigger tents or shorter soldiers, but the troops taking part in this weeklong bivouac in the snow were required to fashion their own shelters out of ponchos, tree branches, C-ration boxes, piled-up snow or whatever else they had available.