Freedom’s Desert clip 1

The Mohave Desert of vast foreboding expanse of sand sun and wind, the harsh and rugged landscape broken by jagged ranges and steep ridges revered by its original native inhabitants but a daunting environment to those unaccustomed to its extremes, and yet this is where 1 million young Americans came to train for battle during World War II. Where our soldiers build the skills and resilience needed to win in combat. In this gritty endeavor millions of acres designated as the desert training center became both foe and friend. I think being isolated is putting it mildly.

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