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    The National Museum of World War II Aviation is a non-profit organization that relies on the generous support of friends and like you. Our museum receives no federal funding or any other form of tax-payer support. We need your help to honor the contributions and sacrifices of America’s Greatest Generation, and to preserve the inspiring story of World War II Aviation for all generations to come.

    The National Museum of WW II Aviation features WWII-era veterans!!

    SUNDAY AUGUST 16TH

    There are few WWII-era veterans left, and the National Museum of World War II Aviation is providing an opportunity for the community to meet-and-greet some of these honored WWII veterans.

    Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    The National Museum of World War II Aviation
    775 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, 80916

    Scheduled to appear are:
    Ed Beck—Army POW captured during the Battle of the Bulge who escaped from captivity.
    Marilyn Doenges—Army nurse who served in the UK and Northern France
    JJ Inman—P-51 pilot who flew missions in China
    Noe Romero—Served on the U.S.S Yorktown at the Battle of Midway
    Bill Roche—B-17 waist gunner who was shot down by German aircraft twice.
    Cole “Junior” Griego—U.S. Navy Medic in the Battle of Iwo Jima

    Advance admission purchases are advised for this event because advance ticket holders will be given priority to enter the museum. Appropriate social distancing and face masks will be required and strictly enforced.**

    Historic note: 75 years ago on August 14, 1945 the Japanese surrendered, and hostilities in WWII ceased. The formal surrender of Japanese forces was signed Sept. 2, 1945.