The Desert Training Center/California-Arizona Maneuver Area, 1942-1944
Volume 2: Historical and Archaeological Contexts for the Arizona Desert
This report includes a detailed historical context for this unique facility, prepared by military historian Matt C. Bischoff. The historical context is accompanied by descriptions of the remaining property types associated with the DTC/C-AMA and commentary on the significance of these resources. Included are details on the administrative history of the facility, the daily lives of the men stationed there, and the weapons, vehicles, and equipment used. The report is richly illustrated with historical and modern photographs, maps, and drawings, all of which help the reader gain an intimate sense of what took place in this portion of the desert Southwest more than a half century ago.