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The Price of Freedom 2013-2014 Commemorative Program Season All dates are Saturdays at 1:00 PM unless otherwise noted. Flight exhibitions are scheduled with most events, but please realize that these are vintage planes subject to maintenance surprises and weather delays, so there is the possibility that a flight may be cancelled at the last moment.                         Ongoing Exhibits   JAN—APR: NOW OPEN – TEMPORARY EXHIBIT –  WORLD WAR II PORTRAIT JOURNEY – ORDINARY PEOPLE: EXTRAORDINARY STORIES – A Visual Tribute by Chris Demarest  is a collection of 50-plus portraits of the men and women of World War II by guest artist-in- residence, Chris Demarest. Mr. Demarest is an author and illustrator of over 100 titles as well as an official artist for the Coast Guard. For the months of January through April, Mr. Demarest will be setting up his paints  and easel in the Museum where he'll be painting and hanging portraits honoring the "greatest generation”. All depicting World War II service members on the job, the portraits hang in tribute to those who served both home and abroad. April 26 APR Operation Vengeance: The Killing of Admiral Yamamoto by Blaine Mack Operation Vengeance was the military operation to kill Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, architect of the Pearl Harbor attack. The operation took place on April 18, 1943 during the Solomon Island campaign of World War II—exactly one year following the Doolittle Raid. Come and learn how the US broke the Japanese Naval code and sent a flight of P-38s on a plan that would alter the course of the war in the Pacific. May 26 MAY (Monday) Annual Memorial Day Flower Drop & Air Fair This is a very special day at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Our brief Memorial  service is dedicated to all of our fallen comrades, who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms. In their honor, we highlight the service with a fly-by and flower drop of over 3,000 red and white carnations from B-25 Mitchell bomber. This most impressive ceremony is our way of saluting our fallen comrades. Visitors are welcome to pick up a flower to take home. Activities scheduled all day long, Memorial Program and Flower Drop scheduled for 1PM.
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