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World War 2 Comes to Dyersburg

A cache by CaptainPunkin Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 08/20/2017
1.5 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Dyersburg Army Air Base is an inactive United States Army Air Forces approximately 2 miles north of Halls, Tennessee.  It was active during World War II as a training airfield and was subsequently closed on 30 November 1945.  Dyersburg AAB was the largest combat aircrew training school built during the early war years. It was the only inland B-17 Flying Fortress training base east of the Mississippi River. The base was located on 2,541 acres not including the practice range. Approximately 7,700 crewmen received their last phase training at DAAB. 114 crew men lost their lives while training here.

In regards to the cache

As this is a letterbox, you will need to follow these simple instructions:

1) From groundzero, you will be standing in front of a CH-46 Sea Hawk helicopter.

2) Do an about face and proceed on an azimuth of 45 for 207 feet. You will be standing in front of a set of glass doors.

3) Do a right face and retrieve the cache.

This cache is available daily Monday through Friday 10a-4p, Saturday and Sunday 2p-5p.

The sister cache for this one can be found at GC6F789 by 0sense.

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