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Fort Carson - History
... Fort Carson was established in 1942, following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor ... began immediately and the first building, the camp headquarters, was completed January 31, 1942 ... Camp Carson was named in honor of the legendary Army scout, General Christopher "Kit" Carson, who explored much of the West in the 1800s ...
Colorado Springs, Colorado - History - Late 20th Century Military Boom
... In 1941, the city purchased 25,000 acres (100 km2) of what is now Fort Carson to try to lure a prospective Army installation ... Army established Camp Carson near the southern borders of the city in order to train and house troops in preparation for World War II ... Camp Hale was also established in 1942 in nearby west-central Colorado to provide winter and mountain warfare training during World War II (WWII) for training in skiing, rock climbing, and cold ...

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