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MAY 26

WW II In Gettysburg: The People and Places

See a different side of Gettysburg, with this look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. You will visit a prisoner-of-war camp. Learn why an intelligence camp was located here, training specialized troops for psychological warfare.

Hear stories of the navy’s map-making operation preparing for the invasion of Japan, and consider the scrap drive that almost took some of the battlefield’s most famous monuments.

You will also hear moving stories of WWII veterans buried in the national cemetery (yes, the one that Lincoln dedicated). From Pearl Harbor to the Battle of the Bulge to Guadalcanal, these war-time casualties (nearly 500 laid to rest here) encompass all theaters of the war and all branches of the military service. Tour approximately 2 hours.

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Saturday's March 24-April 14 at 10 AM & 12:30 PM

Saturday's April 21-April 28 at 12 PM & 2:30 PM

Saturday's May 5-May 12 at 1:30 PM & 4 PM

Saturday's May 19-June 2 at 1:30 PM

Saturday, June 9-October 27 at 1 PM

 

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