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5 hours ago

Military Museum of Fort Worth

Florent Plana, a friend since we met on an Honor Flight, opened my eyes to the deep appreciation he and many europeans show for American soldiers through stories like these.Yesterday, we had a very emotional time at the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten with Best Defense Foundation and the 6 WWII veterans they brought to Europe.

All the veterans in the group have friends burried in military cemeteries throughout Europe including the Netherlands. Under each of these graves there is a son, a brother, a husband or a friend. For those who have been with them in combat, sharing the same foxhole and painful experience, it's always very moving to visit their friends who lost their lives so many years ago. It has been a long time, but their sacrifice has not been forgotten.

Yesterday, Major Edward A. Burke of the 821st Tank Destroyer Battalion visited a comrade in arms from his unit, Francis J. Hodnett, who paid the ultimate sacrifice on January 6, 1945.
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2 weeks ago

Military Museum of Fort Worth

Allan Howerton is celebrating his 95 birthday today ! Help me to wish him a happy birthday 🙂

During ww2 Allan Howerton served with the 84th Infantry "railsplitters" Division. Thank you for your service my friend and happy birthday.
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We know of a possible Tank Destroyer in France that we would like to recover if we could ever get the funding to do it. Saving history is one of the neatest things a person can do.

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2 Sherman tanks were pulled out of the Barents sea yesterday after lying there since 1945. We hope to bring you more on this story soon.
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This photo from Vietnam needs no caption, except for TEXAS PRIDE!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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After having been wounded slightly on August 29, 1918 near Ville-sur-Tierre, France, a soldier of the 144th Infantry, 36th Division, stops to kneel and take a drink of water on his way back to an aid station. ... See MoreSee Less

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On Sunday morning, April 14th, 1918, the U.S. 94th Aero Squadron, which had just been transferred to the front were on alert at Gengoult Aerodrome near Toul, France. Pilots were alerted and Lt. Allan F. Winslow went up to meet the threat of German planes in the area. He was credited with having brought down the first German aeroplane while flying under the American colors. His machine is seen in the foreground bearing the insignia of “Uncle Sam’s hat in the ring”. ... See MoreSee Less

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We will be open Wednesday on July 4th from 10am-5pm! Come celebrate our nation's independence with a day of learning about some of our great military heroes! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Isiah and Patricia Serrano for coming in and supporting the museum! We're so happy you came in and learned about some of the great veterans and heroes featured here. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hey DFW! We will be open this Sunday 07/01/2018 from 12PM to 5PM! Come down to the Stock Yards to learn a story of a soldier and enjoy some of our interactive experiences! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 months ago

Military Museum of Fort Worth

We have been honored with a visit from Barbara Downs and her father Mr. Robert Essler, a 90th Division infantryman whose exceptional heroism during the Second World War was recognized by the French government when he was inducted into the National Order of the Legion of Honour, France's highest order for military and civilian merit. Thank you so much for coming to visit Barbara and Mr. Essler, and thank you for your great service to our nation! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 months ago

Military Museum of Fort Worth

Thank you Carlotta Garcia for donating the story of your father Pvt. Santiago Diaz. He will be missed by friends and family, but remembered by a grateful nation for his service in the Pacific theater during WW2. We look forward to memorializing his story in our Pacific war exhibit! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 months ago

Military Museum of Fort Worth
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WWI Trench is a hit! We are open in our new 4,000 + sf space with new displays, a WWI trench, French farmhouse under fire, and a photo op with interactive gear! Thursday - Saturday 10:00 - 5:00 and Monday 10:00 - 5:00. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 months ago

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The Museum will be closed Thursday and Friday the 31st and 1st due to mechanical repairs. SEE YOU SATURDAY, 10:00 – 5:00! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you CBS for including The Military Museum of Fort Worth in your opening montage! ... See MoreSee Less

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Tune into 660AM at 5:00 today to hear the Cami Dean show One Nation Under God, she has graciously offered to interview our Executive Director about our expansion and coming Grand Re-opening on Memorial Day later this month. We hope you all take a chance to hear what’s coming up. ... See MoreSee Less

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5 months ago

Military Museum of Fort Worth

The museum will be closed April 30th until our GRAND RE-OPENING in our bigger and more exciting space on MEMORIAL DAY, May, 28th! Tyler and crew are busy building a life-sized, interactive WWI trench replica demonstrating Trench Warfare of that era. Grand Opening details coming soon! ... See MoreSee Less

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5 months ago

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