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WWII Victory Day Aboard the Battleship New Jersey

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WWII Re-enactors, Artifacts, Event US Planes Flyover

 

WHEN:          Saturday, August 12    10am – 4pm; Planes Flyovers begin at 12pm

 

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

 

WHAT:          Guests visiting the Battleship New Jersey today, Saturday, August 12, can experience WWII artifacts, re-enactors, and

WWII-era US planes flyovers and gun salutes.  All free to with the purchase of a tour of the Battleship.

 

The Battleship will also have 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 on the USS Missouri

to end the War in the Pacific. To attend Ryan’s presentation, which will take place at 11am, we ask for a $5 donation in addition

to a tour.

 

Guests will have the opportunity to fire a salute from our Quad 40 and 5-inch portside guns after WWII US planes do several

fly overs at 12pm. For a donation of $500, you can fire a salute from the 5-inch gun and we’re offer two chances to fire salutes

from the Quad 40 guns for a $250 donation per salute.

 

All WWII activities aboard the Battleship are free with the purchase of a tour of the ship. Self-guided tours launch from 10am

to 4pm and our guided tour will launch at 12pm – just after the plane flyovers!

 

For tickets, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org/purchase

 

PHOTO OPP:  US WWII Planes Flyover, WWII Re-enactors and Artifacts aboard the Battleship New Jersey

 

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. Sample over 50 craft beers, enjoy a tour of the Battleship, rock out to live music and more during the

Brew Blast on the Battleship Beer Festival on Saturday, Sept, 9.  Experience the amazing views of the July 4th fireworks from the

historic decks of the Battleship.  Tickets are available at www.wmgk.com.  Must be age 21 or older  to attend.  For more information

on events and programs at the Battleship, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org.

 

 

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