Bouse in La Paz County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
748th Tank Battalion
Monument erected by the Citizens of Bouse, the Lost Dutchman Chapter, the Billy Holcomb Chapter and John P. Squibob Chapter of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus.
October 3rd, 2015
This memorial is dedicated to the fighting men of the 748th Tank Battalion by their brother in arms, Henry Leintz, a member of the service company.
Erected 2015 by Citizens of Bouse, Lost Dutchman Chapter No. 5917, Billy Holcomb Chapter No. 1069, John P. Squibob Chapter No. 1853, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 155.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 33° 55.899′ N, 114° 0.293′ W. Marker is in Bouse, Arizona, in La Paz County. Marker is on Broadway Avenue south of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bouse AZ 85325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Bouse (here, next to this marker); 739th Tank Battalion (SP) (ME) (here, next to this marker); Monument Row (here, next to this marker); 738th Medium Tank Battalion, Special (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Camp Bouse (here, next to this marker); George L. Wendt (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Camp Bouse (a few steps from this marker); 736th Tank Battalion (M) SP (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bouse.
Also see . . . Fargo WWII vet to return to where he once worked on top-secret Army weapon. In the early 1940s, Henry "Hank" Leintz trained with the 748th Tank Battalion at the remote Camp Bouse on a top-secret war weapon--a lighting device affixed to tanks that were designed to temporarily blind and confuse the enemy. (Submitted on October 19, 2015, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2015, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on March 2, 2016, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2015, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 3. submitted on October 19, 2015, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.