A Spanish ski detachment, company sized, was formed for duty in winter, and carried out an epic march across Lake Ilmen in early 1942 (watercolor, Mario Treviño, 1989). Spanish Army Museum, Madrid.

From A European anabasis: western European volunteers in the German army and SS, 1940-1945 by Kenneth W. Estes

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  • A Spanish ski detachment, company sized, was formed for duty in winter, and carried out an epic march across Lake Ilmen in early 1942 (watercolor, Mario Treviño, 1989). Spanish Army Museum, Madrid.