Desert Training Center

Desert Training Center (HMY7V)

Location: Indio, CA 92201 Riverside County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 39.697', W 115° 43.367'

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California Arizona Maneuver Area

The D.T.C was established by Major General George S. Patton Jr. in response to a need to train American combat troops for battle in North Africa during World War II. The camp, which began operation in 1942 covered 18,000 square miles. It was the largest military training ground ever to exist. Over one million men were trained at the eleven sub-camps (seven in California.
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HM NumberHMY7V
Series This marker is part of the Desert Training Center series, and the E Clampus Vitus series.
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Marker Number985
Year Placed1989
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation, General Patton Memorial Museum and the Bureau of Land Management
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 6:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 618417 N 3725369
Decimal Degrees33.66161667, -115.72278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 39.697', W 115° 43.367'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 39' 41.82" N, 115° 43' 22.02" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 62428-62434 Chiriaco Rd, Indio CA 92201, US
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