A Brief History of White Sands Proving Ground, 1941-1965

By Peter L. Eidenbach,
Adjunct College Professor of Anthropology, New Mexico State University Alamogordo

Extracted from “Star Throwers of the Tularosa: The Early Cold War Legacy of White Sands Missile Range” by Peter L. Eidenbach, Richard L. Wessel, Lisa M. Meyer, and Gail Wimberly

Edited by Jenn Jett, Museum Specialist

The views, opinions, and findings contained in this report are those of the authors and contributors and should not be construed as official Department of the Army positions, policies, or decisions unless so designated by other documentation.

This article is used with permission from Human Systems Research, Inc., a non-profit corporation providing archaeological, historical, and educational services in New Mexico and surrounding areas.


7 thoughts on “A Brief History of White Sands Proving Ground, 1941-1965

  1. Having been stationed at Stallion site Jan. 1962 until Sept. 1963, I found this article extremely interesting as well as educational. Thank you authors for a fine job.

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