2016 Atlantic City Veterans Parade and 3rd Regiment Civil War Reenactors
The 3rd Regiment United States Colored Troops Reenactors come from Philadelphia. They fought many battles including the Battle of Market Heights.
2016 Atlantic City Veteran's Parade and Civil War Ladies
These ladies rode in the push carts in the parade. They were dressed in beautiful costumes and came from Quantico, Va where the Reids had their own compound on Johnson Street.
Resorts Casino 2016
This is Resorts Casino as it is today. Can you see the WWII England Hospital?
Resorts Was Formally WWII Military Hospital Thomas England General Hospital
THOMAS M. ENGLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL In September, 1942, Pvt. John Haynie was a recruit in basic training at Basic Training Center No. 7. His training was interrupted in November due to a rapid influx of casualties from the North African Campaign. He was then reassigned as an admissions clerk to handle incoming patients, while Haddon Hall was still the station hospital for the Training Center. He recalls how the doctors and staff were friendly and informal; most of the station’s doctors, although officers, did not demand strict adherence to military protocol; they seemed more like family doctors than Army...
Atlantic City Was a Military Base in 1942 WWII
By William H. Sokolic, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT POSTED: June 01, 1992 Gil Katz spent much of World War II in Atlantic City. Who could ask for anything more, as the jingle goes? After all, Atlantic City was one of the country's tourism hot spots. Elegant hotels and fine eateries lined the Boardwalk. Top stars played the Steel Pier. And saltwater taffy was king. But in May 1942, the city fathers turned the keys to the resort over to the Army. The World's Playground became Camp Boardwalk 50 years ago. "You stepped out of a hotel and you were in a military...