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By The California Center for Military History

Camp Roberts, within the Salinas Valley, is one among California�s biggest army education camps. Named for a heroic international battle I tank driving force, it took the specter of worldwide struggle in 1940 to kick-start its building. quickly Camp Roberts had a skill to accommodate and educate 23,000 males. throughout the battle, virtually part 1000000 males knowledgeable the following. Row upon row of wood constructions, replete with church buildings, shops, a health center, and an amphitheater the place A-list stars played, made it a mobilized urban of 45,000 at its top. In 1946, it turned a ghost city in a single day. Revived in the course of the Korean and Vietnam conflicts, it handed into nationwide defend regulate in 1971. notwithstanding, all branches of the army proceed to coach the following, and the camp has renewed relevance for troops sure for the center East.

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