Silent Wings Museum to commemorate D-Day - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Silent Wings Museum to commemorate D-Day

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

On June 6th, 1944 the Allied Forces landed on the coast of France. This infamous battle with the Axis Powers in World War II has been remembered for 68 years.  

The Silent Wings Museum of Lubbock will honor the sacrifices given by the Allied forces on D-Day and commemorate our country's veterans on Veterans Day.

Admission is free all day to visitors of the museum where they will also host scheduled activities. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Information regarding this event can be found at the Silent Wings Museum website: http://www.silentwingsmuseum.com/

More information about the collaborative exhibition titled "Celebrating Our Heroes" can be found at the Celebrating Our Heroes website: http://www.celebratingourheroes.com/

Museum Hours for D-Day Events: Wednesday, June 6, and Saturday, June 9, from 10 AM to 5PM. Sunday, June 10th, from 1 PM to 5 PM.

Wednesday, June 6th

1:00pm Self-Guided Tours

2:00pm  John McCullough presents

D-DAY IN NORMANDY, FRANCE: The veterans, the museums, the fireworks and festivities.

Saturday, June 9th

10:00am Living History Groups on Site

C-47 Fly's - In

Educational Make & Takes all day

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

11:00am Marker Dedication in Patriot Plaza

Sunday, June 10th

1:00pm Living History Groups on Site

Educational Make & Takes all day

1:10pm Showing of Documentary, D-Day Remembered (replays every hour)

4:00pm Departure of WWII Airborne Demonstration Team and "Boogie Baby"

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