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Silent Wings Museum to Commemorate 69th Anniversary of D-Day

Cole Shooter, KFYO.com

A Lubbock museum will honor an anniversary early next month.

The Silent Wings Museum will commemorate the 69th anniversary of D-Day on Thursday, June 6th with a free event honoring the sacrifice given by the Allied forces on the shores of Normandy, France.

The museum will offer opportunities to watch the documentary D-Day Remembered, and have educational activities for children, special exhibits, a WWII patch display, and a real C-47 and B-25.

The Greatest Generation will also offer rides in their C-47, “Southern Cross,” for a $75 fee, and advanced booking is required. To arrange a ride, email Dana Wood at greatestgeneration@yahoo.com or call 817-659-9249.

The Commemorative Air Force, in conjunction with the Texas Air Museum, will offer rides in their B-25, “Yellow Rose,” for $395. No advanced reservation is required. Tickets will be available at the Silent Wings Museum beginning at 10 a.m. June 6th through noon on June 7th.

The museum will open to the public at 10 a.m. June 6th, and will remain open until 7 p.m. The hours on Friday, June 7th will be from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

For more information, contact the Silent Wings Museum at 775-3049.

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