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The 808th Tank Destroyer Battalion

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Camp McCoy

October 1943 Begins Winter Training For the 808th TD

Camp McCoy, Wisconsin was created for WWII winter training.

Camp Mccoy was created for winter training.The available information about Camp McCoy is limited.

Countless references to winter training are available but they all said the same thing. It was cold. "Official" documents concerning winter training deal with high mountain winter training in Colorado.

Facts I found about Camp McCoy follow:

1944 N Michigan Winter Training

This photo was sent to us by an 808th family member. It was titled on the back as "Winter Training in N. Michigan 1944". There is no documentation that any of the 808th TD had been sent to Michigan for winter training but apparently some were. This photo describes exactly what the newspaper descriptions of Camp McCoy were.

Can anyone explain?

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