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WWII Survivors Company B 124th Infantry 31st Division
World War II combat survivors of Company B, 124th Infantry Regiment, 31st Infantry Division, at Camp Stoneman in December 1945.

Camp Stoneman was a United States Army military facility located in Pittsburg, California. It served as a major staging area for the Army in World War II and the Korean War.

Named after George Stoneman, a cavalry commander during the Civil War, the camp was activated in 1942 and decommissioned as a military post in 1954.

Units staged at Camp Stoneman

  • 2nd Infantry Division
  • 172nd Infantry Regiment
  • 4th Engineer Special Brigade
  • 7th Cavalry Regiment
  • 805th Engineer Aviation Battalion
  • 2nd Filipino Infantry Regiment

345th Bombardment Group (Air Apaches)

  • The California State Military Museum

Coordinates: 38°00′33.5″N 121°53′11.65″W / 38.009306°N 121.8865694°W / 38.009306; -121.8865694

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