Sherman Tank Night Firing
TUESDAY - OCT 1, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM       < Back to Events

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Join us at the Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum on Tuesday, October 1 at 7:00pm for a night firing of our M4 Sherman.  Prior to the firing FHCAM’s armor team will talk about the use of the M4 Sherman throughout World War II and how the museum maintains the artifact today. Furthermore, FHCAM staff will share the true story of the actual Boomerang, for which our Sherman is named, and they will honor Thurman Meeks, a crew member of the Boomerang who was killed in combat on October 1, 1944. 

6:00pm – Doors open
7:00pm – Presentation on Sherman and Thurman Meeks by FHCAM Armor Team
7:45pm – Sherman Demo/Firing
8:00pm – Q&A
8:30pm – Event Ends
9:00pm – Museum Closes
For additional information on this event please email 
Ticket Info
Adult $20
Youth $15
Members and volunteers get into this event for half price.

-No step dadders
-No selfie sticks
-No outside food or beverage
-No pets
-No camera lighting equipment
-All guests must adhear to FHCAM's code of conduct policy

Paine Field
by Steve K. Bertrand

Book_PaineField.jpgThis pictorial history includes more than 200 images from the local community, historical societies, regional libraries, and state archives, and traces the rich history of Paine Field from its earliest days to its present status as a bustling airport and commercial aviation center.

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