Ray Hanley, the president and CEO of an Arkansas health care company, is a lifelong Arkansan and is the author of 16 Arkansas history books, including a dozen Arcadia titles. For this book, Hanley collaborated with two local museums: the Arkansas National Guard Museum at Camp Robinson and the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, which has been sponsored by the City of Little Rock since its opening in 2001.
Camp Robinson and the Military on the North Shoreby Ray Hanley
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Arkansas has always been among the leading states whose people stepped up to defend the nation in times of war. On a few thousand acres of land across the Arkansas River from the capital city of Little Rock, this dedication is evident. Images of America: Camp Robinson and the Military on the North Shore traces the area's military history from the founding of Fort Logan H. Roots in the late 1800s through the training for World War I and World War II, when as many as 50,000 men and women were stationed at Camp Robinson at any one time. This book pays tribute to the Arkansas National Guard, which is still based at Camp Robinson and has served countless times in times of war and natural disasters. Illustrated with rare photographs spanning more than a century, Camp Robinson and the Military on the North Shore commemorates one of the proudest military training grounds in the nation's history.
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