Camp Forrest (Images of America) by Elizabeth Taylor

By Elizabeth Taylor

Camp Forrest used to be a coaching, induction, and combatant prisoner-of-war (POW) facility positioned at the outskirts of Tullahoma, Tennessee. It used to be a self-sustaining urban the place over 70,000 infantrymen have been stationed and nearly 12,000 civilians have been hired all through global battle II. In 1942, the camp transitioned to an enemy alien internment camp and used to be one of many first civilian internment camps within the usa. by means of the center of 1943, it had transitioned right into a POW camp and housed basically German and Italian prisoners. After the conflict ended, the bottom was once decommissioned and dismantled in 1946. In 1951, the world was once recommissioned and extended into the U.S. Air Force�s Arnold Engineering improvement advanced. Few continues to be of this significant international battle II facility exist this day; in spite of the fact that, the photographs inside of offer a glimpse into the results and realities of an international battle on American soil.

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