In March 1943, Warren County's Scottsville Road airport was named an Army Air Corps flight training center. The center brought more than 320 pilots to the area.Trainees received instruction in flying single seat aircraft.Cadets also received instruction in math, physics, history, geography and English from Western Kentucky State Teachers College faculty.During World War II civilians participated in bond rallies and scrap metal drives and complied with food and gasoline rationing imposed by the government. Of the 3,500 soldiers who served from Warren County, 105 died.
World War II soldiers marching down State Street in Bowling Green, 1943.
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