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The New England Air Museum, Armed Forces Day
On May 18, from 10am to 5pm, New England Air Museum will honor Actively Serving Military men and women with free admission to the museum. Families visiting with Actively Serving Military will receive 50% off their admission. Special activities include climb aboard experiences in historic aircraft; flight simulators; hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, and much more!
A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War era Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter and the Lockheed F-104C Starfighter.
Thank you for your service.
Sunday, May 19th at 1:00 p.m.
BEYOND THE BEACH: The Allied War Against France presented by Stephen A. Bourque, Ph.D.
Beyond the Beach examines the Allied air war against France in 1944. During this period, General Dwight David Eisenhower, as Supreme Allied Commander, took control of all American, British, and Canadian air units and employed them for tactical and operational purposes over France rather than as a strategic force to attack targets deep in Germany.