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Tanks, explosions, landing craft and flamethrowers! Living History Reenactments in the Pacific Combat Zone put you on the front line. The Pacific Combat Zone comes alive with the sights and sounds of combat on scheduled weekends throughout the year. Army, Navy and Marine re-enactors move in to capture fortified positions from Japanese defenders, employing landing craft, explosives and flamethrowers… and you are there! Showtimes are 2:00 on Saturday and 10:30 & 2:00 on Sunday. The museum will have its Veterans Day Program in the Memorial Courtyard at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. This program is free to the public
Volunteers from our Nimitz Living History Detachment spending some time with WWII Veteran T. Fred Harvey before the shows today. Fred will be signing books for the public between 10 and 3 today.
October evening after the rain.
Join us Friday October 6th starting at 5:30 at the George H.W. Bush Gallery for First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. D. Clarke Evans will give a short talk at 6:00 pm about the project and will be around to answer any questions about the veterans and his work. We'll have wine, beer, and light snacks. Stop by and checkout this amazing exhibit.
Step inside Commemorative Air Force B29 B24 Squadron's FiFi in this great 360 video. They do a great job of keeping these important pieces of history flying.
If you plan to Visit Fredericksburg TX for Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg October 6-8, 2017 make sure to catch one of our live action shows at the Pacific Combat Zone. Hear the rattle of machine gun fire, the echoing blast of grenades, and feel the searing heat of the flamethrower as the joint US forces take the Japanese controlled hill.
If you get KEYE-TV check out #WeAreAustin between 9 and 10 to see our Living History Coordinator, Jeff Copsetta talk about our upcoming show this weekend.
A hot sulfur pit on Iwo Jima doubles as a cooking range when Marine Corporal Roy F. Webster (left) of Omak, Washington, and Sergeant Dewaine J. Fisk of Lomita, California, heat up their morning coffee. The pipe protruding from the mound was inserted by the Japanese who used the hot vapor for steam baths. #nationalcoffeeday