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WW II Exhibit to Make Stop at RR Museum

 

April 11, 2019

Photo courtesy wikipedia.org, Military Vehicle Photos (Public domain

A 1/4-ton 4x4 Bantam Jeep used for light reconnaissance during World War II. This BRC-40 was photographed during Army testing. For six weeks beginning Memorial Day Weekend, visitors to Blair County in central Pennsylvania will be able to see a special traveling exhibition coinciding with the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The exhibit will include information about the development of the iconic World War II Jeep.

For six weeks beginning Memorial Day Weekend, visitors to Blair County in central Pennsylvania will be able to see a special traveling exhibition coinciding with the 75th anniversary of D-Day – a day now known as the greatest amphibious landing in history.

The official exhibit at the Railroaders Museum will run from May 25 through July 16.

Developed by the Sen. John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, the "We Can Do It!" World War II exhibit's temporary home will be at the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona – the farthest point east that the unique exhibit will travel.

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