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The history of Pendleton stretches centuries before World War II

8/12/2010 By Lance Cpl. Daniel Boothe , Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Names such as Tarawa and Lejeune are seen on street signs or in housing areas throughout Marine Corps’ Installations, but some may wonder where Camp Pendleton’s unfamiliar camp names originated.

To continue reading about the histoyr of Camp Pendleton and the significance of some of the camp names: