The 526th A. I. B. - Canal Defense Light Project
— Desert Training Center - California - Arizona Maneuver Area —Camp Bouse was established in Butler Valley 30 miles behind this monument in Sept. of 1943. It was one of twelve 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 and Arizona. The other camps were Young, Coxcomb, Granite, Iron Mountain, Ibis Clipper, Pilot Knob, Laguna, Horn, Hyder and Rice.
|Series||This marker is part of the Desert Training Center series, and the E Clampus Vitus series.|
|Placed By||Lost Dutchman, Billy Holcomb, John P. Squibob Chapter of E Clampus Vitus, The 526th Armored Infantry Battalion Assoc and the Bouse Chamber of Commerce|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 7:20pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 776850 N 3758626|
|Decimal Degrees||33.93171667, -114.00500000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 55.903', W 114° 0.3'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 55' 54.18" N, 114° 0' 18.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 27755-27799 Broadway Ave, Bouse AZ 85325, US|
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