Camp Atlantic Beach (1942-1945) - A U.S. Army camp established in 1942 during World War II in Atlantic Beach, Duval County, Florida. Abandoned in 1945. Also known as Combat Team Camp Atlantic Beach.
Camp Atlantic Beach Site in 2013.
Established in 1942 as a coastal defense camp and HQ of the Temporary Harbor Defenses of Jacksonville. The post encompassed some 150 acres along Atlantic Beach just south of the Navy Base at Mayport, Florida. Defenses included a battery of four 155mm guns on mobile carriages.
Archeological remains at Atlantic Beach in Duval County, Florida.
Location: Atlantic Beach, Duval County, Florida.
Maps & Images
Lat: 30.369691 Long: -81.39852
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- Gaines William C, Defenses of Florida's St. Johns River, 1898-1944, CDSG Journal, Volume 18, Issue 1, February 2004, pages 78-98.
Visited: 5 May 2013