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WWII aircraft arrive in Hawaii for end of WWII’s 75th anniversary

August 13, 2020
A B-25 Mitchell aboard the amphibious assault ship Essex arrives in Pearl Harbor. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica O. Blackwell

From the Military Times website

Historic World War II aircraft made it to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii this week to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the war, according to the Navy.

The aircraft, which were hauled from San Diego aboard the amphibious assault ship Essex, arrived in Hawaii on Sunday for multiple flyovers this month and next month.

According to organizers of the 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII, an “Around Oahu” flyover is slated for August 29 and a “Connecting the Military Bases” flyover is scheduled on August 30.

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