Silent Wings Museum: 73rd Anniversary of D-Day

Silent Wings Museum: 73rd Anniversary of D-Day

When:
June 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
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Where:
Silent Wings Museum
6202 N Interstate 27
Lubbock, TX 79403
United States
Cost:
Free
Contact:
806.775.3300
Silent Wings Museum: 73rd Anniversary of D-Day @ Silent Wings Museum | Lubbock | Texas | United States

The Silent Wings Museum in Lubbock, Texas will commemorate the 73rd anniversary of D-Day on Saturday, June 3, Sunday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 6, for three days of events, honoring the sacrifices made by the Allied forces on the shores of Normandy, France during a critical moment in the War in Europe. We invite the community to join us for this yearly, family-friendly event.

Activities throughout the weekend include screenings of the documentary D-Day Remembered, vintage WWII aircraft and vehicles on display, living history groups and children’s activities. All aircraft will fly-in and be on display as weather permits.

This event is open to the public, free of charge.

Saturday, June 3

Museum Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10 a.m. – Museum opens free to the public

Air Force B-25 Devil Dog flies in

PT-26 & AT-19 aircraft in British colors fly in

L-2 & L-3 Aircraft fly in (weather permitting)

Ricky’s Auto Repair – Vintage Jeeps

US 1st Infantry Division Living History Group

Abilene Axis and Allies Living History Group

325th Glider Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Living History Group

Children’s activities throughout the day

10:30 a.m. – Showing of Documentary, D-Day Remembered (replays every hour until 4:00 pm)

Sunday, June 4

10:00 a.m. – Museum opens free to the public

Air Force B-25 Devil Dog on display

PT-26 & AT-19 aircraft in British colors on display

L-2 & L-3 Aircraft fly on display

Ricky’s Auto Repair – Vintage Jeeps

US 1st Infantry Division Living History Group

Abilene Axis and Allies Living History Group

325th Glider Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Living History Group

Children’s activities throughout the day

10:30 a.m. – Showing of Documentary, D-Day Remembered (replays every hour until 4 p.m.)

3 p.m. – Air Force B-25 Devil Dog departs

Tuesday, June 6

Museum Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

10 a.m. – Museum open to the public free of charge

Showing of Documentary, D-Day Remembered (replays every hour until 4 p.m.)

Programming at the Silent Wings Museum is made possible, in part, by the CH Foundation, The Silent Wings Museum Foundation, Inc., Civic Lubbock, Inc. and The City of Lubbock.

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