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Near Halls in Lauderdale County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dyersburg Army Airfield

Halls, Tennessee

 
 
Dyersburg Army Airfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 1, 2010
1. Dyersburg Army Airfield Marker
Inscription. The airfield located one half mile east of here was in operation from 1942 to 1945. Thousands of airmen took their last statewide training here before going into combat overseas. Training received here in flying B-17 Flying Fortresses played a key role in preparing U.S. bomber crews for combat in World War II.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 113.)
 
Location. 35° 54.132′ N, 89° 25.223′ W. Marker is near Halls, Tennessee, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 51) half a mile north of Industrial Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halls TN 38040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Key Corner (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dyer County / Lauderdale County (approx. 3.2 miles away); William Nash (approx. 7 miles away); Mrs. Rosa M. Parks (approx. 7.3 miles away); Thomas Conyers, Sr. (approx. 9 miles away); Dyer County in the War (approx. 9.2 miles away); Otho French Strahl (approx. 9.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Dyersburg Army Air Base. Museum web site. The museum houses several
Dyersburg Army Airfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 1, 2010
2. Dyersburg Army Airfield Marker
displays ranging from World War I to the present. (Submitted on October 9, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, World II
 
Dyersburg Army Airfield image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 1, 2010
3. Dyersburg Army Airfield
Today the airfield is an industrial park.
A-7 Corsair II image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 1, 2010
4. A-7 Corsair II
One of the aircraft on display is a Vietnam War era attack aircraft.
Veterans Museum image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 1, 2010
5. Veterans Museum
Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum "Arnold Field" Halls, Tennessee image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
6. Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum "Arnold Field" Halls, Tennessee
Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum "Arnold Field" Halls, Tennessee image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
7. Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum "Arnold Field" Halls, Tennessee
N 35* 53.715' W -089* 24.126' 253 Co-op Drive, Halls, Tennessee 38040
Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum "Arnold Field" Halls, Tennessee image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
8. Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum "Arnold Field" Halls, Tennessee
Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum "Arnold Field" Halls, Tennessee image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
9. Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum "Arnold Field" Halls, Tennessee
Jeep image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
10. Jeep
Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum "Arnold Field" Halls, Tennessee
Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
11. Dyersburg Army Airfield Museum
1946 Staff Car Chevrolet 4 Dr Dedan 6 cyl overhead valves 216 CI 90 hp
Dyersburg Army Airfield image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
12. Dyersburg Army Airfield
1954 M37 Dodge G-741 3/4 ton 6 Cyl Inline 230 CI 78 HP
"Arnold Field" Museum image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
13. "Arnold Field" Museum
Dyersburg Army Airfield image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
14. Dyersburg Army Airfield
Dyersburg Army Airfield image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
15. Dyersburg Army Airfield
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 9, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15. submitted on June 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.
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