Bouse in La Paz County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
740th Tank Battalion
The battalion fought in the Ardennes-Alsace, Rhineland and central Europe campaigns having served under the 1st, 1st Allied Airborne, 3rd, 7th, 9th U.S. Armies and the 2nd British Armies.
Army of Occupation duties were performed until the battalion was deactivated on July 23, 1946.
Erected 1998 by Veterans of the 740th Tank Battalion Association, the Lost Dutchman & Billy Holcomb Chapter E Clampus Vitus in Cooperation with the Bouse Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 90.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Desert Training Center, and the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 33° 55.908′ N, 114° 0.303′ W. Marker is in Bouse, Arizona, in La Paz County. Marker is on Broadway Avenue (Arizona Route 72 at milepost 27) south of Main Street, on the right when traveling west. 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. 736th Tank Battalion (M) SP (here, next to this marker); Camp Bouse (a few steps from this marker); George L. Wendt (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Camp Bouse (a few steps from this marker); 748th Tank Battalion (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Camp Bouse (a few steps from this marker); 739th Tank Battalion (SP) (ME) (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument Row (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bouse.
Categories. • Military • Notable Events • War, World II •
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