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Battleship 101

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
USS North Carolina Battleship, 1 Battleship Road
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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Friendly, knowledgeable volunteers stationed throughout the ship engage visitors in specific subjects and areas including gunnery, radar, sick bay, galley, engineering, and daily shipboard life. Try on helmets, raise signal flags, “text” using semaphore flags, tap out your name using Morse code, type on vintage typewriters and more! A great event for all ages. Bring... Read more »

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The U.S. Navy at the Normandy D-Day Invasion, June 6, 1944

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
USS North Carolina Battleship, 1 Battleship Road
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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For D-Day's 75th anniversary, retired Navy Captain Wilbur Jones, a nationally known Wilmington author and military historian, will discuss the U.S. Navy's role (Operation Neptune) in executing the Normandy invasion. He will lecture briefly at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., and will be available for questions and exchanges during the entire period. He will show... Read more »

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