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Today in World War II History—March 5, 1941

Postcard: Presenting Colors, Camp Forrest, Tullahoma, TN, c. 1941-44 (public domain via Boston Public Library Tichnor Brothers collection #69994)

Postcard: Presenting Colors, Camp Forrest, Tullahoma, TN, c. 1941-44 (public domain via Boston Public Library Tichnor Brothers collection #69994)

80 Years Ago—Mar. 5, 1941: US 33rd Infantry Division becomes the first unit activated at Camp Forrest in Tullahoma, TN. (To see photos of my research trip to Tullahoma and the site of Camp Forrest, please see “The Land Beneath Us—Tour of Tullahoma.”)