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.