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World War II and the people of Yuma County

World War II and the people of Yuma County

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Published by Curtis Media Corp. in Dallas, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Yuma County (Colo.),
  • Colorado,
  • Yuma County,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Colorado -- Yuma County -- Pictorial works.,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States. -- Armed Forces -- Biography.,
    • Yuma County (Colo.) -- History -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesWorld War Two and the people of Yuma County., War years., Yuma County--the war years.
      StatementBud Wells, editor.
      ContributionsWells, Bud
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.85.C62 Y86 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1524108M
      LC Control Number93213246


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Yuma County is a county in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of of the census, its population wasThe county seat is Yuma.

Yuma County includes the Yuma, Arizona Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county borders three states: Sonora, Mexico, to the south, and two other states to the west, across the Colorado River: California of the United States and the.

The history of Arizona during World War II begins inwhen the United States government began constructing military bases within the state in preparation for war. Although far removed from the frontlines in Europe and the Pacific, Arizona's contribution to the Allied war effort was significant.

Multiple prisoner of war camps and Japanese internment camps were established across the state Events: The Machita Incident, – OctoThe.

The Yuma area’s history didn’t begin with Arizona statehood years ago — although that certainly was an important happening. The events that led to the development of the area that today is our home began not one century but centuries ago.

Here are some key dates in the history of Yuma County and its communities, Yuma, Somerton, San Luis and Wellton. Early days in the Yuma area. This document lists War Department casualties (Army and Army Air Force personnel) from World War II.

Entries in the list are arranged by name of county and thereunder alphabetically by name of deceased. Information provided includes serial number, rank and type of casualty. The birthplace or residence of the deceased is not indicated.

Maintaining a connection with the Yuma area through­out adulthood, Rasp has made it his permanent home after he retired in the ’s. Rasp’s book can be found at Sprague’s Sports, W.

32nd St.; the Book Nook, S. Foothills Blvd.; and the Yuma Visitors Center, N. 4th Ave. By John Vaughn Photos by Craig Fry. Included in the book are some of World War II's most incredible stories, such as the testing of tank engines in Arizona dust storms for the North Africa campaign, the interrogation of Japanese consular diplomats from Honolulu at the Triangle T Guest Ranch near Dragoon, and the escape of 25 German POWs from a detention camp outside of Phoenix /5(4).

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records Collection of more than 8 million names of U.S. Army enlistees during WWII, – Young American Patriots Military Yearbooks Photos and short biographiess of approximat soldiers from Young American Patriots, a commemorative yearbook series published shortly following World War II.

The Poston War Relocation Center, located in Yuma County (now in La Paz County) of southwestern Arizona, was the largest (in terms of area) of the ten American internment camps operated by the War Relocation Authority during World War Center was composed of three separate camps arranged in a chain from north to south at a distance of three miles from each other.• Total: 17, A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation.

With courage, grace, and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of World War II and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women. On July 1,the first seven inmates entered the Territorial Prison at Yuma and were locked into the new cells they had built themselves.

A total of 3, prisoners, including 29 women, lived.