Throwback Thursday at NACM: Last year at this time, the Restoration Shop was in overdrive. When the cast and crew of the film "Fury" made plans to hold an exclusive premiere for the Armor School, the Museum was asked to provide vehicles for display, including a German tank. The panzer selected...read more
The Virginia War Museum has acquired a set of World War II anti-aircraft guns that once were on the battleship USS Missouri. The quad-barreled 40mm Bofors from the USS Missouri was currently part of the Pearl Harbor memorial in Hawaii. They been out of public view...read more
This is a list of the best World War 2 Museums in the U.S. Ropkey Armor Museum (Indiana), Lyon Air Museum (California), Planes of Fame Air Museum (California), National World War 2 Museum (Louisiana), National Air Force Museum (Ohio), Evergreen Air Museum (Oregon), U 505 - Museum of Science and...read more
This happened during 2016 Warbirds Over the Beach Airshow. It's not a genuine World War II Messerschmitt Bf 109, it's a Spanish Hispano HA1112 Buchon restored with a Daimler-Benz DB 605 to an approximation of the Bf 109 G-4.
The Military Aviation Museum recently acquired it, which was...read more
The replicated home office of Major Richard D. Winters, Commander, Easy Company, 101st Airborne, is a permanent exhibit at the Hershey Derry Township Historical Society in Hershey, PA, USA. Major "Dick" Winters resided in Hershey during the last twenty years of his life, and selected the...(find out more)
Witness the assembly and hanging of six WWII-era aircraft, all in under six minutes at The National WWII Museum's US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center. You will see a North American B-25 Mitchell, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a General Motors TBM Avenger, a Chance Vought F4U Corsair, a...read more
Between 1943 and 1945, two specially modified military vessels operated on the Great Lakes, providing critical training for thousands of pilots, including future president George H. W. Bush. Amanda Wetzel of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum will discuss this fascinating chapter of our...(find more about the event)
The Wright Museum's mission is to preserve and share the stories of America's Greatest Generation for the benefit of generations to come. As a one-of-a-kind non-profit institution, the Wright Museum collects and displays artifacts that illustrate the Second World War's significant and lasting...(find out more)
The National WASP WWII Museum seeks to educate and inspire all generations with the story of the WASP: Women Airforce Service Pilots – the first women to fly American military aircraft – women who forever changed the role of women in aviation!