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World War II Airpower Expo 2014 Student and Military Day

Air-PowerThe National WWII Museum and the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) are excited to announce a truly thrilling upcoming event: The WWII AirPower Expo 2014 Student and Military Day, Friday, October 24, 2014 takes over the tarmac at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport, featuring a fleet of legendary aircraft of World War II — fully restored and ready to fly. Admission is free to all student groups and the military. While attending the free Student & Military Day, you will be able to take advantage of all the Expo has to offer, including:

  • Vintage aircraft from the CAF collection including a P-51 Mustang, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-25 Mitchell, and B-29 Superfortress
  • Live music: Entertainment by our Victory Big Band and the singing, dancing Victory Belles
  • Opportunity to meet pilots, veterans, and restoration crews
  • Ground vehicles from The National WWII Museum collection including a Jeep, Cle-Trac, Stuart Tank, ambulance, and 2-1/2 ton truck
  • Hand-on-history exhibit of WWII artifacts

All student groups must RSVP for their desired visitation time-slot on Friday, October 24 to receive free admission. Please email collin.makamson@nationalww2museum.org or call (504)-528-1944 x 304 to begin the reservation process. For more information, visit http://support.nationalww2museum.org/site/MessageViewer?dlv_id=38302&em_id=30941.0.