The Battle of Athens, Tennessee

An exciting bit of history that happened right here in Southeast Tennessee.

Links:
a well made short movie of the events: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5ut6yPrObw

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Athens_(1946)

Tennessee State archive:
http://www.tn.gov/tsla/exhibits/disasters/riots.htm

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