Soldiers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade conduct a movement to a site over 8,500 feet where they will dig temporary snow shelters to face a frigid night during training in Passo del Tonale, Italy, 11 December 2018. Photo by Spc. Henry Villarama.
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-- Small Wars Manual, 1940
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