Army Camp at Goffs
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 34° 55.252 W 115° 04.014
11S E 676580 N 3865973
Quick Description: Another marker from the Desert Training Center, California-Arizona Maneuver Area
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/23/2010 11:38:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM8WV2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 6

Long Description:
Army Camp at Goffs
Desert Training Center

California-Arizona Maneuver Area

The U. S. Army maintained a camp at Goffs 1942-1944. Goffs was an important railhead, supply point, hospital, and for three months in 1942 headquarters of the 7th Infantry Division. That unit went on to distinguish itself in combat in the Aleutians and at Kwajalein, Leyte, and Okinawa. This monument is dedicated to all the men and women of the U. S. Army who served here with a special salute to those who laid down their lives for their country.

Plaque dedicated October 12, 2008 by the Billy Holcomb Chapter of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus in cooperation with the Mojave Desert Heritage & Cultural Association.

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