Magazine article America in WWII

WWII Events

Magazine article America in WWII

WWII Events

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CALIFORNIA * Dec. 5, Chino: Commemoration of the Pearl Harbor attack. Lecture on Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero and flight demonstration, weather permitting. Lecture 10 A.M.-noon. Flight demonstration, noon. Planes of Fame Air Museum, Chino Airport. 909-597-3722. www.planesoffame.org

IDAHO * Dec. 7, Nampa: Pearl Harbor Day. Veterans will describe WWII experiences. Color guard ceremony at 11:30 A.M. Warhawk Air Museum. 208-465-6446. www.warhawkairmuseum.org

LOUISIANA * Nov. 8, New Orleans: Premiere of Beyond All Boundaries, a film narrated by Tom Hanks and other Hollywood stars. The film follows World War II from Pearl Harbor to Allied victory accompanied by special atmospheric "4-D" effects intended to make viewers feel they're part of the action. Hourly showings daily, 10 A.M.--4 P.M., Solomon Victory Theater, National WWII Museum. 504-528-1944. www.ddaymuseum.org

MARYLAND * Nov. 6-15, Cumberland: Cumberland Goes to War. Living history, steam rail excursions with actors portraying FDR, the Andrews Sisters, and Abbott and Costello. USO show, B-25 fly-in, Big Band dance, WWII vehicles and equipment, home front displays, WWII veterans sharing their stories. 301-724-2453. www.cumberlandgoestowar.com

VIRGINIA * Nov. 11, Bedford: Veterans Day ceremony. Music, guest speakers, recognition of veterans. 11 A.M. Free admission 10 A.M.-noon. National D-Day Memorial Foundation. 800-351-DDAY. www.dday.org

MASSACHUSETTS * Nov. 11, Fall River: Veteran's Day at Battleship Cove. …

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