Fort Douglas Airfield was located at Salt Lake City in Utah in the United States.
Established October 26, 1862, this was the
home to U.S. Army troops.
Served as a mobilization and training
garrison, as well as a POW camp. In 1940,
Fort Douglas was comprised of three separate bases: Fort
Douglas, Salt Lake Airbase, and Wendover Bombing and Gunnery
Range. During the war, the base seved
as the headquarters for the 9th Service Command and as a
reception and separation center. In early December 1941, the 7th Bomb Group (B-17) was training here, and departed
from Fort Douglas to Pearl Harbor, where they arrived during the attack.
On October 26,
1991 the base
was deactivated and most of it turned over to the University
Douglas Military Museum
Musuem located on the base dedicated
to its history
Historic For Douglas at the University of Utah
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January 9, 2018