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NEW ARMY CAMP RUMOR*
Barry County May Get as Artillery Range.
Cassville, Mo.—Although a definite statement has come from the war department at Washington thatsihould new army cantonments be built to accomodate an increased quoto of soldiers, one of the camps is to be located near Neosho, rumors persist that an artillery range and practice ground will be near Shell Knob in Barry County. Army men have been in the vicinity off and on since the surveys started around Neosho. It is reported the area may be used as a range by units from Ft. Leonard Wood as well as by the proposed Neosho camp.
[Source: Kansas City Star, Wednesday, June 4, 1941, Pg 7. Submitted by Tam Inman]

 

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