Fort Oglethorpe, adjacent to Chickamauga Battlefield Park in northwest Georgia, was created in 1902. During national emergencies, the post expanded temporarily into the park. Cavalry troops trained at the post until 1942, and the WAACs/WA Cs arrived in 1943. The post was considered an elite assignment, with polo matches and dances. Dwight Eisenhower and John Pershing were stationed here. Visiting dignitaries included Sgt. Alvin York, Bing Crosby, Lana Turner, and U.S. presidents Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt. Prisoners of ...

Fort Oglethorpe 2009, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531643294

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Fort Oglethorpe 2009, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780738566054

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