Training Areas and Camps 1942 to 1945 (Map)

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This map primarily depicts Army training sites. It does not reflect all areas used by other services. Boundaries are approximate.

Kauai
1. Jungle training areas
2. Anahola-Moloa’a impact area
3. Wailua impact area
4. Waimea impact area
5. Grove Farm impact area
6. Knudsen’s Gap training area
7. Kapunakea training area

Moloka`i
1. Bombing range
2. Impact area
3. Rocket target range
4. Training areas
5. Moku Ho`oniki bombing range

Maui
1. Army firing point
2. Marine training area
3. Maneuver area
4. Impact area
5. Maneuver area
6. Nahiku maneuver area

O`ahu
1. Waimea AAA firing point
2. Pupukea training area
3. Kahuku training camp and area
4. Waimea Bay training area
5. Kawailoa training area
6. Eucalyptus Forest training area
7. Kalaka Bay training area
8. Pu`ukiki training area
9. Mokuliea training area
10. Ka`ena AAA firing point
11. Pacific Combat training center
12. 13th Repl Der Wrns training center
13. Schofeild Range
14. Makua training center
15. Makua camp site
16. Wahiawa blast range
17. Waiahole training center
18. Center combat range
19. Schofeild Barracks
20. Wahiawa training school
21. Wahiawa training center
22. He`eia training camp and areas
23. Fort Hase military reservation
24. Ioleka`a training area
25. Fort Hase training center
26. `Aiea staging area
27. Pu’u Makakilo training area
28. Kahe Point training area
29. Barber’s Point training area
30. Fort Barrett
31. Little Schofeild camp
32. Fort Weaver
33. Salt Lake RBS
34. Fort Kam
35. Fort Shafter
36. Pali training camp and areas
37. Kaelepulu Pond training area
38. Waimanalo training area
39. Sand Island
40. Fort Armstrong
41. Fort DeRussy
42. Diamond Head
43. Fort Ruger
44. Marconi Impact area
45. Wailupe impact area
46. Koko Head training center

Island of Hawai`i
1. Navy rocket range
2. Marine amphibious course
3. Navy off-shore bombing ranges
4. Marine combat range
5. Navy bombing ranges
6. Kilauea army camp
7. Army bombing range (Ka’u desert)
8. Pakini Iki bombing range (Army)
9. Morse field

Note to Map

These sites appear on a 1946 map of training areas prepared by the Army and contained in a report titled “TRAFAC: Training Facilities and Data Relative Thereto” (no date). The G-3 History, to which the TRAFAC report is annexed, acknowledges that “certain facilities established during the war were closed prior to the cessation of hostilities and are, therefore, omitted from these maps.” Some of the omissions are significant. The G-3 History lists them as follows:
(1) Maui:
(a) Maui Amphibious Training Center on the East shore between Blue Beach and Navy Lavender Beach;
(b) Underwater obstacle course on the East shore between Navy Violet and Lavender Beaches;

(2) Hawai`i:
(a) Maneuver and impact in Kilauea Crater, near Kilauea Military Camp, utilized for artillery and general training;
(b) Anti-tank range and a large artillery range and impact area near Camp Pohakuloa, adjacent to Mauna Kea;
(c) A large jungle warfare and maneuver area in the vicinity of Camps Kilohana, Furneaux, and Ola`a, south of Hilo;
(d) A jungle training area on the North Shore where Marine amphibious course is presently located; and another east of this location inland from Waipi`o Bay;
(e) A combat training center near Mountain View (approximate coordinates 1330-2465) with the following courses: combat, infiltration, bayonet, obstacle, combat in cities, and grenade;
(f) A combat firing range, with a fortified position area included (coordinates 1345-2460) nearly due east of Mountain View.

Volume 3, Number 2 August 1992

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