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Noble Skydrifters to Grace Ski Burg in Bronze

The well-to-do ski community of Vail, CO, has announced that in May it will honor World War II paratroopers, who trained in the surrounding several-hundred-square-mile mountain region, by formally dedicating a heroic bronze statue in the center of town. We encourage this patriotism-by-proxy, and can easily envision similar actions that could be taken by other wealthy enclaves across America who wish to cash in on their own tenuous links to World War II home front heroism.

[03/22/1998]
Address:
East Meadow Dr., Vail, CO
Directions:
To the right of the covered bridge just before walking across into Vail's downtown area and Vail Village.
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