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Fork-Tailed Devil: The P-38 Lightning Story

February 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

From its beginnings under the watchful eyes of  Clarence “Kelly” Johnson to its starring role in the Yamamoto shoot down, the P-38 Lighting served valiantly in all theatres of action during WWII.  Most distinctive because of its split tailed design the Lightning quickly became a favorite of American pilots around the globe. True to its name, the P-38 was akin to a force of nature: fast, unforeseen, and immensely powerful. Come hear the story of the plane and the pilots that battled the Germans and Japanese to the war’s finish delivering many a heavy punch.

Presenter: Mr. Michael Carra

Special presentation free with regular paid admission.




February 22, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm