Camp Clipper - Desert Training Center
— California-Arizona Maneuver Area —Camp Clipper was established at a site that reachedFrom Essex Road to this location in the spring of1942. It was one of twelve such camps built in theSouthwestern Desert to harden and train United States troops for service on the battlefields ofWorld War II. The Desert Training Center was a simulated theater of operations that included portionsof California, Arizona and Nevada. The other campswere Young, Coxcomb, Iron Mountain, Ibis, Granite,Pilot Knob, Laguna, Horn, Hyder, Bouse and Rice.
|Series||This marker is part of the Desert Training Center series, and the E Clampus Vitus series.|
|Placed By||The Billy Holcomb Chapter of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, Cal-trans, Essex Maintenance Station and in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management, Needles Resource Area; on October 13th|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 8:53pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 662838 N 3853214|
|Decimal Degrees||34.80816667, -115.21975000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 48.49', W 115° 13.185'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 48' 29.40" N, 115° 13' 11.10" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3378 Needles Fwy, Ransomville CA 14131, US|
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