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By Shannon McFarlin

ISBN-10: 1467124273

ISBN-13: 9781467124270

ISBN-10: 1540214206

ISBN-13: 9781540214201

In 1941, Paris, Tennessee, grew to become the house of Camp Tyson. The 2,000-acre camp named for Knoxville international conflict I veteran Brig. Gen. Lawrence Tyson used to be equipped by means of a few 800 employees and consisted of 450 constructions together with barracks, a medical institution, and a theater. Over the process global warfare II, the camp grew to approximately 6,000 acres in measurement and served as a coaching floor for as many as 25,000 servicemen, in addition to a POW camp for lots of Germans and Italian prisoners. At Camp Tyson, squaddies knowledgeable to build, continue, and function barrage balloons. those balloons have been effectively used to supply anti-aircraft security in the course of global warfare I and back in international struggle II with the aid of these educated in Henry County. although, the atomic bomb made barrage balloons out of date, and after the warfare, Camp Tyson used to be decommissioned.

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