75th Anniversary commemoration 2018


Sunday 27th May

Museum will be open 10-4

Normal admission donation £3

Refreshments & lunch available


Michele Bonollo, from Australia, will be our guest with a Presentation on various Fighter Groups.

Michele is a pencil drawing artist, who will be talking about her experiences meeting, interviewing, and drawing pilots and showing her work.


Maria Louie, from America, will be introducing a filmed interview with her father, Will, who served with the 354th Fighter Group.

He was originally an instrument mechanic, but later did the nose art on the Mustang aircraft including the Mustang of Jim Howard the only fighter pilot in Europe to be awarded the Medal of Honour.


will being interview by his daughter Maria


(Will being interviewed by his daughter Maria)



Other American visitors who will be with us this weekend include, John Dobrowolski, Chuck Hodge & Michael Di Lullo. Chuck has spent several years interviewing American military veterans.

Michael's father served as an electrical mechanic on the engines of the P-47 Thunderbolt.                                                The studio set up for the recording on 24th March.



Sunday 3rd June

Airfield walk

Please see our page for details.



Sunday 10th June

Museum will be open 1-5.

Normal admission donation £3

Refreshments & lunch available


An extra museum open day to commemorate the arrival, 75 years ago, of the 386th Bomb Group with their B-26 Marauders.


The family of Paul Suway who was a tail gunner on the Marauder “Miss Fortune 11” will be our guests.


John Camp the museum’s Marauder curator will be giving a presentation on “Mr Shorty” the large section of fuselage in the museum collection.


Nancy Church, daughter of Paul Suway, gunner on the Marauder "Miss Fortune 11" will give a presentation on her father's experiences. Paul's other children, Linda Fortsch and David Suway will also be with us. 



Tuesday 19th June

7.30pm

Presentation "How a WW2 airfield affected a small village"



Sunday 24th June

New Exhibition: "Airfield buildings then and now".

Museum will be open 10-4

Normal admission donation £3

Refreshments & lunch available


Today, Boxted Airfield Historical Group has received £3,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting exhibition of Boxted Airfield buildings then and now at the Airfield Museum in Langham. The project will start immediately and the exhibition will be launched in June 2018 as part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the airfield. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on recording the buildings that are left on the airfield site before they disappear.


Outside the Museum: "International museums on the air"

South Essex Amateur Radio Society will be broadcasting from the site


Period Vehicle Display - Refreshments & lunch available.

Normal museum admission charges apply.

Keep watching the website for further updates.



 

 More info 07503952354


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