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Booklet titled "Camp Tyson, Tennessee: Barrage Balloon Training Center" prepared by the camp public relations office during World War II, with images of the camp and its activities. Camp Tyson was the only barrage balloon training center in the United States during World War II. It was built near Paris, Tennessee, in 1941 and by 1943 encompassed 2,000 acres and could accommodate over 20,000 servicemen. It also served as a prisoner of war camp for German and Italian POWs. The camp closed at the end of the war.
Camp Tyson (Tenn.)
"Camp Tyson, Tennessee: Barrage Balloon Training Center" (2021). United States and beyond. 68.