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Tennessee Maneuvers World War II - 3B 51, Sumner, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Skyecat
N 36° 35.397 W 086° 35.546
16S E 536457 N 4049463
Quick Description: Tennessee Maneuvers World War II historical marker, located .8 mile east of the site of the 35th Evacuation Hospital which cared for injured soldiers during the Second Army maneuvers from 1942 - 1944.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/4/2012 8:09:01 PM
Waymark Code: WME55M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
Views: 8

Long Description:
Tennessee Maneuvers - World War II

Located .8 mile east is the site of the 35th Evacuation Hospital which cared for injured soldiers during the Second Army maneuvers from 1942 to 1944. Rear echelon units, known as "Red Forces/" defending the Cumberland River, bivouacked in the fields and woods around Portland. On December 17, 1943, a Christmas party for area troops was given by the people of upper Sumner Country at a USO facility in the Portland City Hall building.
Marker Name: Tenneessee Maneuvers World War II

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Battle (war)

Marker Number: 3B 51

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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