— Desert Training Center, California-Arizona Maneuver Area —Camp Coxcomb was established at this site in the Spring of 1942. It was one of fifteen such camps built in the southwestern deserts to harden and train United States troops for service on the battlefields of World War II. The Desert Training Center was a simulated theater of operations that included portions of California, Arizona and Nevada. The other camps were Young, Granite, Iron Mountain, Ibis, Clipper, 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 & Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, the Veterans of the 6th Armored Division, the 7th Armored Division Association and in cooperation with The Bureau of Land Management, Needles Resource Area|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:00pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 661973 N 3753373|
|Decimal Degrees||33.90833333, -115.24803333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 54.5', W 115° 14.882'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 54' 30.00" N, 115° 14' 52.92" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 416 Coxcomb Monument Rd, Fairfax CA 55332, US|
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