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Near Dateland in Yuma County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The 81st Infantry Division

 
 
The 81st Infantry Division Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 13, 2010
1. The 81st Infantry Division Marker
Inscription.  
Here trained For Victory
Under
Desert Skies

The
81st Infantry Division
The Wildcats 1943
In Memoriam
Privates
Robert J Vilella
Paul M. West
Earl S. Smith
James J. DeCarlo
Lynn Ramsey
Clyde B. Slayton
Arden W. Bridges

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1943.
 
Location. 32° 55.124′ N, 113° 33.954′ W. Marker is near Dateland, Arizona, in Yuma County. To locate marker travel 8.7 miles north on Ave 64E from exit 67 on I-8 and then 1.7 miles west on Palomas Road. Turn right across railroad tracks. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dateland AZ 85333, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boeing B-50A The "Long Ranger" (approx. 8.4 miles away); Datelan Army Air Field (approx. 8.4 miles away); Hyder Divisional Camp-Horn Divisional Camp Desert Training Center (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Monument is out in a field.
 
Regarding The 81st Infantry Division. This Monument is sometimes called Camp Horn Monument or Fort Horn Monument.
 
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The 81st Infantry Division Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 13, 2010
2. The 81st Infantry Division Marker
The 81st Infantry Division Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 13, 2010
3. The 81st Infantry Division Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 3,043 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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