WW II Tennessee Maneuvers

WW II Tennessee Maneuvers (HM1L2P)

Location: Sparta, TN 38583 White County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 57.854', W 85° 38.282'

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Phase I March - June, 1943

The 81st Infantry Division (Red) was captured in western White County in the enveloping movement by the Fifth Armored Division (Blue). The 81st was dug in along a ridge between Peeled Chestnut and Cassville along State Highway 26 near here. Blues divided and moved in pincers eastward from Smithville north and south of the highway. This was the first time an entire division had been captured in the maneuvers, the largest war games ever conducted.
HM NumberHM1L2P
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Date Added Sunday, June 14th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 622809 N 3980838
Decimal Degrees35.96423333, -85.63803333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.854', W 85° 38.282'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 51.24" N, 85° 38' 16.92" W
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Area Code(s)931
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9160 Smithville Hwy, Sparta TN 38583, US
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