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Abstract This collection contains glass slides from the Army Service Forces Training program. The Army Service Forces were created from existing services in 1942 alongside the Army Air Forces and the Army Ground forces as a result of trying to minimize the number of separate entities that were reporting to General George Marshall, the Chief of Staff under Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The A.S.F. training program took place in 1942 as a way to train all the services which were combined under the ASF...
Dates: circa 1942-1945
This collection includes photographs of the Third Army (U.S. Army) in Tennessee. Towns depicted include Shelbyville and Haley, Bedford County, Tenn. The photographs are of maneuvers, soldiers, and the Army’s camp, dated 1941.