Area Kids March Back in Time - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/28/07

Area Kids March Back in Time

One group of kids marched back into history at the Silent Wings Museum Saturday.

Saturday afternoon kids ranging in age from seven to 14 participated in an educational workshop called "World War II Boot Camp and the Home Front."

Participants experienced a taste of what life was like for men and women who lived during World War II.

"It's great. I think it's a wonderful education tool for the children of today and also adults of today who never knew what went on in World War II," says Maj. Otto J. Lyans, World War II Glider Pilot. 

The event also included actual boot camp activities and a lesson about the lives of soldiers and airmen in the Army Air Force.

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