Camp Edwards and Otis Air Force Base

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When land started to run out in central Massachusetts, the state's National Guard units began to search for sufficient space on which to hold their annual training. They found what they needed on Cape Cod. This land would become Camp Edwards and later the Massachusetts Military Reservation and the Otis Air National Guard Base. When World War II loomed, the reservation became a significant training area for units heading overseas, a proving ground for amphibious operations landing vehicles and equipment, and a major duty station in the lives of thousands of America's military men and women.
ISBN: 9780738572147
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Massachusetts
Series: Images of America
Images: 177
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Donald J. Cann served in the U.S. Army and works as a park ranger for the National Park Service at the Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area. John J. Galluzzo leads public programming for the Massachusetts Audubon Society and has authored more than 30 books on coastal American history. Together they have written six previous titles for Arcadia Publishing, including Squantum and South Weymouth Naval Air Stations.
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