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Click the image below to hear firsthand accounts of what it was like for the people of

Middle Tennessee to live through the Military Maneuvers training drills of the early 1940s.

Rick Warwick

Williamson County Historian, TN

In this four-minute clip, Rick describes the accomplishments of African-American aviators who were trained at Tuskegee University in Alabama.


He also touches on what it meant for local residents during WWII, when a boy on his bike stopped at a neighbor's house to deliver a telegram.

Click on the above photo to view.

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