WEDS, APR 1 · 2pm, 4pm, 6pm · FREE Veterans to speak after each show Known as “Typhoon of Steel” for the overwhelming intensity of the battle, Okinawa was the largest amphibious invasion of the war. Victory brought the Allies to Japan’s doorstep. PFC Albert E. Schwab, a Marine from Tulsa who was mortally wounded […]
Sun, November 9 THUD: affectionate nickname for the F-105 Thunderchief, derived from the heavy, thudding sound it made when it hit the ground on landing. – National Museum of the U.S. Air Force “Bill’s Thud” is a story propelled by a promise from one brother-in-law to another – Clark Wiens to William H. Pachura, Lt. Col., […]
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Documentary films of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, using rare footage and pictures from American and Japanese archives. Free screenings at 11:30, 1:00, 2:30, 4:00, 5:30, 7:00 Veteran speakers at the evening showings. WWII Memorabilia in the lobby. This is free community event.
The last segment of our free documentary series commemorating the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II, covering Kamikaze attacks on Okinawa. Monday May 10, 11am & 6pm on the big screen, followed by Q&A with Veteran of attacks Captain Joe Henson. Also shows at 2pm & 4pm in the Quad without Q&A.