TITLE

Armor History at Fort Knox

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Soldiers;Apr2007, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an armor history of Fort Knox, Kentucky. It reports that in 1903, the U.S. Army conducted military maneuvers near the towns of West and Stithton, Kentucky. It says that when the U.S. entered World War I, the Army began expanding its training base and infrastructure. It explains that Camp Knox was established in January 1918 as a field artillery training center, and that the post was named after Revolutionary War artillery commander Major General Henry Knox.
ACCESSION #
24958374

 

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