Camp Bouse

Camp Bouse (HMJFB)

Location: Bouse, AZ 85325 La Paz County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 55.888', W 114° 0.285'

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General George Patton established Camp Bouse in 1943 in the Butler Valley as, the site for training over 5,500 carefully screened and qualified volunteers. These soldiers were trained to use a highly secret weapon called the Canal Defense Light. Dubbed the "Gizmo" by the soldiers who operated it, the CDL was a 13-million candlepower searchlight mounted on specialized tank for the purpose of illuminating the area at night to dazzle the enemy with its flickering light. Troop trains brought the highly trained soldiers and their equipment from Fort Knox under heavy guard on October 14, 1943.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Desert Training Center series.
Year Placed2010
Placed ByArizona State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Jo Beaver Andress, State Regent
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 776874 N 3758599
Decimal Degrees33.93146667, -114.00475000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 55.888', W 114° 0.285'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 55' 53.28" N, 114° 0' 17.10" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27801-27811 Broadway Ave, Bouse AZ 85325, US
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