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World War I Centenary

World War I Centenary2014-2018 commemorates the centennial of the First World War. High above the trenches, our soldiers witnessed the advent of military aviation, which forever altered the shape of modern combat and made World War I unlike any other conflict in human history. On the 100th anniversary of this great and terrible struggle, we reflect on the sacrifice of our nation's servicemen and the war whose enduring legacy shaped the social, military and political fabric of the 20th century. Aug. 4, 2014 marked the beginning of the centenary, which concludes on Nov. 11, 2018. The museum's Early Years Gallery conveys the history of these formative days of military air power, and this page contains information and online resources in commemoration of the Great War.

ROAD CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION

Please note the museum’s parking lot is undergoing construction and repaving through the end of April. There should be minimal disruption to visitors. In addition, Springfield Street, the road that leads to the museum’s entrance, is undergoing construction through the beginning of September. Expect lane reductions and some delays. Please follow the signs and instructions provided by the road crews.

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