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What WW2-related museum or site has stayed with you?

Discussion in 'WWII Activities and Hobbies' started by Grasmere, Aug 10, 2020.

  1. Carronade

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    You may know there's a Jack Reacher TV series just started, and they did get someone the right size.
     
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    Pensacola is a good one. I used to do Pensacola and the USS Alabama (Mobile) as a one day, and then over to New Orleans for Ambrose's museum the next. It has been a while though. Going North instead of West, Ft. Benning is a good trip for me too.
     
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    And Aberdeen armor museum.
     
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    I've been lucky enough to do some traveling since I last posted;

    Arlington Cemetery still tops the list of Must See's.
    Take a walk, stop often and read the names. If you don't leave with a lump in your throat or tear in your eye you aren't Human. Plan on a full day, peruse the souvenir shop on your way out. Oh and you might consider carrying a couple dollars worth on pennies.
    Arlington National Cemetery - Home

    The Pentagon !

    The Strategic Air Command Museum outside Omaha Nebraska.
    Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

    Chappell, Nebraska has a small monument:
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    Historical Markers and War Memorials in Chappell, Nebraska

    Almost forgot,
    Wendover, Nevada:
    Small but large with history. Think - Enola Gay !
    Last time I was there you could walk right into the pilots waiting room - same room that a few people we know their names walked in.

    Home - Historic Wendover Airfield
     
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    Been to Arlington, NASM, Pearl Harbor, Tecumseh's Battlefield, and some others.
     
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    Just in case and FYI if you see a coin on a grave.

    "A penny means you visited.
    A nickel means you and the deceased veteran trained at boot camp together.
    A dime means you and the deceased veteran served together in some capacity.

    A quarter is very significant because it means that you were there
    when that veteran died."


     
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