U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon

U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon (HMEIR)

Location: Hightstown, NJ 08520 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 14.882', W 74° 34.1'

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This plaque is to honor New Jersey's paratroopers and to commemorate the U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon which trained here during the summer of 1940. This training was the beginning of the elite military paratrooper units, including the 82nd Airborne Division, who have served our country proudly in war and in peace.
Placed ByState of New Jersey
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 2:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 536713 N 4455376
Decimal Degrees40.24803333, -74.56833333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.882', W 74° 34.1'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 52.92" N, 74° 34' 6.00" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 US-130, Hightstown NJ 08520, US
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