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The Silent Wings Museum commemorates the 74th anniversary of D-Day

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The Silent Wings Museum will commemorate the 74th anniversary of D-Day on Saturday, June 2, Sunday, June 3, and Wednesday, June 6. The community is invited to this family-friendly, annual event honoring the sacrifices made by the Allied forces on the shores of Normandy, France, during a critical operation in World War II.

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

Saturday, June 2nd  

Museum Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm

10:00am         Museum opens free to the public
                        Vintage Aircraft:
                                    • P-39 Airacobra, Central Texas Wing – Commemorative Air Force 
                                    • C-47 “Southern Cross” The Greatest Generation Aircraft
                                    • WWII era aircraft, Texas Air Museum
                        Vintage vehicles courtesy of Ricky’s Auto Repair
                        Children’s activities throughout the day

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

Sunday, June 3rd   

10:00am         Museum opens free to the public
                        Vintage Aircraft:
                                    • P-39 Airacobra, Central Texas Wing – Commemorative Air Force 
                                    • C-47 “Southern Cross” The Greatest Generation Aircraft
                                    • WWII era aircraft, Texas Air Museum
                        Vintage vehicles courtesy of Ricky’s Auto Repair
                        Children’s activities throughout the day

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

Wednesday, June 6th

Museum Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am          Museum open to the public free of charge
                        Showing of Documentary, D-Day Remembered (replays every hour until 4:00pm)

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