American soldiers wearing parkas and with snow all around load parts of 75 mm Howitzer onto M-29, cargo carrier at Camp Hale in Colorado. They cover the pieces with tarpaulin and tie it down. Cargo carrier moves away as soldiers march behind it.
M-29 cargo carrier approaches American soldiers pushing a 75mm pack Howitzer at Camp Hale, Colorado. Soldiers disassemble the Howitzer and load it onto the carrier. The cargo carrier moves down the hill and soldiers follow it. Cargo carrier bogs down momentarily as two men push it.
M-29 cargo carrier stops along hill side. American soldiers wearing parkas and with snow all around unload parts of 75 mm pack Howitzer from M-29 cargo carrier and assemble them. Soldiers push a Howitzer down the steep grade.
The film "Mountain Fighters" shows Camp Hale, United States Army Mountain Training Center in Colorado, United States during World War 2. Pan view of Camp Hale with snow covered surfaces around camp buildings. Mountain troops from different parts of the country march with skis on their shoulders. A board reads 'Headquarters Mountain Training Center'. A dramatization shows an officer conversing with a Norwegian American soldier telling him he'll soon have a chance to avenge his homeland against the Nazis. Mountain troops enter their dormitory barracks. An officer speaks to them. They joke about the recreational resort ski clothing brought by one of the soldiers. The troops discuss famous ski jumpers. The troops collect their equipment at a counter including backpack, warm clothing, snow shoes, ski poles and skis.
Mountain troops at Camp Hale, United States Army Mountain Training Center in Colorado, United States. The mountain troops depart from Camp Hale bound for the war in Europe. They board a passenger train powered by steam locomotive high in the Rocky Mountains. The train leaves the station. Snow covered mountains. The mountain troops in winter gear move with equipment on mules and ski on snow.
U.S. Army Mountain troops at Camp Hale, United States Army Mountain Training Center, in Colorado, United States during World War 2. The mountain troops march out on a snow covered surface. A dramatization shows troops conversing with each other. An officer speaks to a group of mountain troops. They learn to walk with skis. The mountain troops learn to march with skis. They learn techniques on short slopes. The officer demonstrates how to climb on a slope with skis. One of the mountain troops tries the technique himself. Officers converse with each other and check records of the mountain troops. The troops get ready for a ski test.