EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 5/24/19

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WORLD WAR II REVISITED LIVING HISTORY BIVOUAC

Axis and Allied living historians encamp on the grounds portraying field life in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-45.  A short history of the war begins at 12:45 p.m. immediately followed by a tactical demonstration against German opposition. Donation requested.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday, MAY 25, 2019 10:00 - 5:00 pm, Sunday, MAY 26, 2019 10:00 - 5:00

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THE DAWN OF A WORLD FOREVER CHANGED: The 509th Composite Group & the Atomic Bomb:

On Saturday, May 25, at 3:00 pm, Museum Senior Lecturer Scott Davis will discuss the Air Group that trained for and dropped the first nuclear bomb. Admission required.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday, MAY 25, 2019 3:00 pm

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Encore Presentation! Dispatches of D-Day: A People's History of The Normandy Invasion

Historian Jared Frederick will be presenting his latest book, Dispatches of D-Day: A People's History of the Normandy Invasion. Using 1944 newspaper accounts and letters as its foundation, Frederick's book takes a fresh look at the events and emotions of the invasion, providing moving portraits of the soldiers and civilians who experienced what General Dwight D. Eisenhower called "the great crusade."

DATE/TIME:  Sunday, MAY 26, 2019 3:00 p.m, at the Pavilion; donation requested.

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Allegheny Mountain Region A.A.C.A Car Show

Regional Antique Automobile Club of America Chapter’s annual summer season kickoff event featuring many pre-war through modern classics on display throughout the grounds of the 28th Division Shrine Complex/PA Military Museum. $5 for on-site parking.

DATE/TIME:  Monday, MAY 27, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.