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Sands of War

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Visit the Desert Training Center in the Mojave desert, where one million soldiers prepared to enter WWII. Maj. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. said in 1942, “We cannot train troops to fight in the desert of North Africa by training in the swamps of Georgia.”

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