Camp Tyson, Tennessee (Images of America Series)

Camp Tyson, Tennessee (Images of America Series)

by Shannon McFarlin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467124270
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 01/23/2017
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,279,564
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Shannon McFarlin received undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Murray State University. She has worked for newspapers in Ohio and Tennessee and is currently the news director for WENK/WTPR Radio. In 1991, McFarlin won the annual Ohio Associated Press award for Investigative Journalism for her work at the Celina Daily Standard. McFarlin's childhood home once housed soldiers and workers from the camp, prompting her to conduct interviews and compile this collection of photographs from local residents and historical archives.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Flying Elephants 9

2 Why Henry County? 29

3 Paris Opens Its Doors 35

4 The Workforce 43

5 A Soldier's Life 51

6 Romance of the Barrage Balloons 85

7 Finding Comfort 89

8 Soldiers Segregated 95

9 Preparing for the End 105

10 Life after Camp Tyson 109

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