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Check Six – 2017: Battleship Missouri Memorial hosts “Living History Day”

January 26, 2017

missouri-logoHistory will come to life at Ford Island as the Battleship Missouri Memorial hosts “Living History Day” on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Festivities will feature fun and educational exhibits and activities from a collection of historical attractions, organizations, and active military commands, including:

Displays of military vehicles, memorabilia and weaponry
Bands playing patriotic music
Oral history presentations
Re-enactors in historical period dress and costumes
Static displays from active-duty military units
Vintage aircraft flyover

The daylong celebration will also commemorate two important anniversaries for America’s last and most famous battleship – the 73rd anniversary of the USS Missouri’s launch into service in 1944 and the 18th anniversary of its opening as the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor.

Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi’s article about this event

Special Thanks to Stephen Lum for forwarding this article to Retiree News.

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