World War II collection, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Students practicing belting 20mm ammunition and studying the feed mechanism, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Millington, Tennessee, 1944, During World War II, Naval Air Station Memphis was a primary flight training center for aviators. It had a training capacity of about 600 flight cadets, and could support up to 10,000 cadets for ground crew training. In 1943, the training facility was designated as the N.A.T.T.C.
"Naval Air Technical Training Center, Millington, Tennessee, 1944" (2021). NATTC, Memphis, images. 34.
Naval Air Technical Training Center (Naval Air Station Memphis (Tenn.))