World War II Core Area

World War II Core Area (HM1ZF9)

Location: Carlisle, PA 17013 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 12.333', W 77° 9.58'

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The massive Army buildup at the beginning of World War II brought together millions of American civilians from all walks of life. After induction, new recruits were assigned to a unit, usually a company in a regiment, and issued uniforms and equipment. The company area of barracks buildings, orderly and supply rooms and mess halls became the center of their lives. The very open nature of Army life forced soldiers to give up much of their individual identities and become effective unit members. Military training eventually transformed groups of individuals into cohesive fighting forces that defeated Axis armies on battlefields throughout the world. Comradeship begun in training and forged in battle often lasted a lifetime.
HM NumberHM1ZF9
Placed ByU.S. Army Heritage and Education Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 316198 N 4452808
Decimal Degrees40.20555000, -77.15966667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.333', W 77° 9.58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 19.98" N, 77° 9' 34.8" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Army Heritage Trail, Carlisle PA 17013, US
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