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Victory Flight Over Battleship IOWA
September 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
On Wednesday, September 2nd, the Commemorative Air Force’s (CAF) Inland Empire Wing, will conduct a flight over several important historic landmarks which played a major role in World War II. This event will commemorate 75 years since Imperial Japan signed the surrender document aboard the USS Missouri, officially ending World War II.
The Victory Flight hopes to bring honor to the veterans of World War II, including personnel who were held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action, for their service and sacrifice, and to thank and honor the families of these veterans and pay tribute to the contribution made on the home front by the people of Southern California during World War II. The flight will go over many of these important landmarks such as the aircraft manufacturing facilities in Santa Monica, the Santa Ana Naval Air Station, and Marine Air Corps station in El Toro.
The Pacific Battleship Center – Battleship IOWA is another landmark the flight will flyover!
Grab your outdoor tour ticket now for the best view from the deck of the USS IOWA!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
10:00am – Battleship IOWA Museum opens for outdoor tours
11:30am – Live streaming event on Facebook (Watch Party) in collaboration with Battleship Missouri in Pearl Harbor
12:30pm – Victory Flight over Battleship IOWA
1:30pm – Gun salute portside from Battleship IOWA
4:00pm – Last museum tour of the day
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*Please note: Battleship IOWA adheres to Los Angeles County guidelines for outdoor museum safety protocols. Scroll down our ticket page to see our list of Safety Protocols.