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 - Anderson of r s . B. and at Washington, today...
Anderson of r s . B. and at Washington, today who years woman and Tankers Training In Mojave Desert Continued From Page One. lowing the 37 mile bus and ride across the desert. The men, taking orders from First Sergeant Isaac H. Luckey, 413 North Prospect street, Connellsville, were encamped in the 24 wood and canvass units of their newly-built tent city. Sheets and mattresses, which had been stocked into the com pany supply room by the permanent post supply personnel, were dispensed by Cpl. Daniel P. Micher, 122 Beech street, Connellsville, supply sergeant. After having eaten aboard rolling troop kitchen cars for three days, the men were greeted in their own fully equipped mess- hall as cooks headed by Mess Steward Sgt. William Kern, 103 Haas avenue, Connellsville, turned out "chow" within a few hours after the first trucks pulled into camp. Major General Daniel B. Strickler's men have a rugged workout ahead of them in their temporary California home. Commanded by Col. Maurice E. Kaiser, Camp Irwin's Armored Corn- bat Training Area was selected by the Department of the Army as the most suitable location in the nation for armor maneuvering and the tiniestricted firing of newly - developed long range weapons,. Following their training here the men are slated to rejoin the 28th Division which has been earmarked to join Gen. "Ike" Eisenhower's European command late this year.

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  1. The Daily Courier,
  2. 17 Sep 1951, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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