Riverside's Camp Anza and Arlanza, California (Images of America Series)

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The Arlanza District of Riverside can trace its origins to Camp Anza, a World War II U.S. Army staging area, which was part of the Los Angeles Port of Embarkation from 1942 to 1946. Here troops spent their last 10 days on U.S. soil before boarding a troop transport ship for the Pacific theater. While in camp, soldiers made final equipment checks and preparations for the possibility of not returning home. To boost morale, Hollywood stars of the day, including Bob Hope and Shirley Temple, performed for the men and ...
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Overview

The Arlanza District of Riverside can trace its origins to Camp Anza, a World War II U.S. Army staging area, which was part of the Los Angeles Port of Embarkation from 1942 to 1946. Here troops spent their last 10 days on U.S. soil before boarding a troop transport ship for the Pacific theater. While in camp, soldiers made final equipment checks and preparations for the possibility of not returning home. To boost morale, Hollywood stars of the day, including Bob Hope and Shirley Temple, performed for the men and women headed into the conflict. At war’s end, Camp Anza was a major welcome home point for nearly half a million victorious soldiers returning from the Pacific. Today the neighborhood of Arlanza occupies the site of this once-bustling camp, where remnants of the past still exist and where components for the 21st-century aerospace industry are manufactured.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738559186
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 8/27/2008
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,526,741
  • Product dimensions: 9.22 (w) x 10.92 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Author Frank Teurlay grew up in Arlanza in the 1960s. In recent years, he has assembled a vast collection of information, images, and artifacts pertaining to Camp Anza. In this volume, he shares many never-before-seen photographs of life in this former army camp and the postwar growth of today’s Arlanza.
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  • Posted October 20, 2008

    Brings Back Memories

    As one who also grew up and spent most of my life in this same area (even went to school with the author's little brother Charles Teulay) it brings back alot of memories! It was fun to look at the photographs and recognize all the buildings that are still there in the area.<BR/>Excellent!........Good job Frank!..........Lisa (Millen) Boebinger

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