A rare 1940's B-24 Liberator bomber will highlight this year’s World War II Heritage Days, hosted by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing on April 18-19.
The CAF’s B-24, “Diamond Lil,” one of only two still flying, will arrive at Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field (KFFC) in Peachtree City for the event. This historic WWII aircraft will be on display and rides will be available during the festival.
The 2015 event will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Allied victory and end of the Second World War in 1945. The program provides a living history experience unique to the state of Georgia, bringing together historic aircraft, vintage military vehicles, antique cars, educational displays and demonstrations, including mock military ground battles staged by war re-enactors.
The CAF Dixie Wing’s fleet of WWII aircraft also will be on display for the 12th annual World War II Heritage Days weekend. Visitors will see the Wing’s Corsair, P-51 Mustang, SBD-Dauntless dive bomber and other restored aircraft. Rides on the B-24 and other aircraft can be scheduled in advance by visitingwww.wwiidays.org. The B-24 is the same type of aircraft featured in the recent hit movie, “Unbroken”...