Military Installations

Over the years many military installations have been established in South Carolina. These installations represent all branches of the military and serve as the training ground for thousands and thousands of American soldiers.
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World War I


The state's mild winters and railroad lines connecting them to the north made South Carolina a good location for U.S. Army World War I training camps. There were three total in the state, and two of...
1918 Flu Pandemic In S.C. | History In A Nutshell
Episode 1


In January of 1918, a deadly H1N1 strain of Influenza called the "Spanish Flu" began sweeping across the globe. This flu, also known as "Strain A" or "Avian Flu", took its toll worldwide, infecting...
Camp Croft | ETV Upstate


Camp Croft, a WWII Army Infantry Replacement Center located near Spartanburg, SC. Since 2001, this site has served to honor those who worked and trained at Croft from 1940 to 1946 and to memorialize...
3D VR - USS Yorktown |  Let's Go!
3D VR - USS Yorktown | Let's Go!


USS Yorktown (CV-10) was an Essex-class aircraft carrier that served with the US Navy in World War II and the Vietnam War. World War II’s famous “Fighting Lady” would participate significantly in the...
Reflections of Columbia
Episode 6


The addition of Columbia’s new Army training ground, Camp Jackson, would have a significant impact on the city. The U.S. was being drawn into World War Two, and many of the Army’s soldiers would come...