Accession Number:

ADA339783

Title:

Fort Carson in World War II: The Old Hospital Complex

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE LINCOLN NE MIDWEST ARCHEOLOGICAL CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

67.0

Abstract:

The Old Hospital Complex at Fort Carson, Colorado was one of only nine such complexes built in the nation during World War II. This temporary facility has now lasted over 50 years. There are 57 buildings in this complex that functioned as wards, clinics, mess halls, support services, administration recreation, and utility structures. This is a popular narrative highlighting the history of the Complex and its place in World War II, and briefly describing the architecture.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE