WWII Victory Day Aboard the Battleship: WWII Artifacts, Re-enactors, Event a Japanese Plane Attack!



WHEN:          Saturday, August 13   10am – 4pm; Curator’s Talk on WWII Surrender: 11am; Japanese Plane Attack:  12pm

WHAT:          Experience WWII artifacts, re-enactors, and military vehicles at the Battleship New Jersey today, Saturday, August 13 from 10am to 4pm.      

Guests will help defend the Battleship from an attack by a Japanese plane.   For a donation, guests will be behind the 5-inch gun, the Quad 40 guns and the 40 mm gun! They will pull the trigger to “fire” at the enemy plane, which will “attack” the Battleship at 12pm today.

There will also be a special presentation on the surrender of the Japanese by Battleship Curator Ryan Szymanski on the 01 starboard deck, outside the Captain’s Cabin, where the Japanese signed the surrender documents to end the War in the Pacific aboard the USS Missouri on August 14, 1945.  The Curator’s presentation will take place at 11am,.

Guests can experience the WWII re-enactors and artifacts, and watch the Battleship defend herself from the attacking Japanese plane at 12pm with the purchase of a tour of the Battleship.  For tour tickets, click www.battleshipnewjersey.org/purchase

WHERE:       Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton Street, Camden, NJ

PHOTO OPP:  Battleship Guns “Firing” at Japanese Plane Attack at 12pm; WWII Re-enactors and Artifacts on the Ship

Berthed on the Camden Waterfront along the Delaware River, the Battleship New Jersey Museum  and Memorial is open every day from

10am to 4pm for tours. Sink some for the Battleship!  The annual Golf Tournament will take place at Medford Lakes Country Club on

Monday, Sept. 12.  A BBQ lunch, prizes and some great golf, plus all proceeds goes to support the Battleship, a non-profit museum and

memorial.  Sponsorships are available.  For more information, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x144.  For

more information  about programs and events at the Battleship, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org .



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