31 Jan 1942

United States
15 Jul 1942

United States
  • Camp Carson in Colorado, United States was officially activated, although the 89th Infantry Division had already been activated at the base in the month prior. ww2dbase [Camp Carson | El Paso, Colorado | CPC]
24 Apr 1943

Photo(s) dated 24 Apr 1943
An improvised jeep ambulance at a training camp in Camp Carson, Colorado, United States, 24 Apr 1943US Army troops training with 81mm M1 mortar, Camp Carson, Colorado, United States, 24 Apr 1943; note M1 CarbineAn US Army soldier practicing throwing a grenade from a foxhole toward a M10 tank destroyer, Camp Carson, Colorado, United States, 24 Apr 1943155 mm Howitzer Carriage M1917 or M1918 howitzer and crew in exercise, Camp Carson, Colorado, United States, 24 Apr 1943, photo 2 of 2
See all photos dated 24 Apr 1943
1 May 1943

Photo(s) dated 1 May 1943
Jeep, WC-4 truck, and 37 mm Gun M3 of US 811th Tank Destroyer Battalion, Camp Carson, Colorado, United States, 1 May 1943
16 Dec 1949

United States
  • US Strategic Air Command established a survival school at Camp Carson in Colorado, United States; it would later move to Stead Air Force Base, Nevada, United States in 1952. ww2dbase [Camp Carson | El Paso, Colorado | CPC]
27 Aug 1954

United States

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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