Fort Campbell in Vintage Postcards

Fort Campbell in Vintage Postcards

by Billyfrank Morrison
     
 

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Since its establishment in 1941, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, has grown to approximately 30,000 soldiers on over 100,000 acres. With its Southern culture, the base has a rich and interesting history. German prisoners of war were held here during World War II, and Campbell Army Air Field has always been a favorite stopover of NASA shuttle crews. Fort Campbell units have…  See more details below

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Since its establishment in 1941, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, has grown to approximately 30,000 soldiers on over 100,000 acres. With its Southern culture, the base has a rich and interesting history. German prisoners of war were held here during World War II, and Campbell Army Air Field has always been a favorite stopover of NASA shuttle crews. Fort Campbell units have inspired numerous movies and books, such as Black Hawk Down, Band of Brothers, and Shadow
Warriors. Through over 200 vintage postcards and photographs, this pictorial history tells the unique story of an army base and its brave soldiers who have fought to defend our country.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439613047
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Series:
Postcard History Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
42 MB
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Meet the Author

Author and historian Billyfrank Morrison worked at Fort Campbell for 16 years and in 2005 came out of retirement to serve as a safety consultant on a Special Forces construction project. An avid postcard collector, he has over 900 Fort Campbell postcards and hopes this glimpse into the world of Fort Campbell soldiers will encourage readers to honor the men and women who fight for our country.

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