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Past Special Events Archive

Bomber Command Museum of Canada
1996 Summer Event
* Salute to Those who Served *

Almost 4000 attended the afternoon schedule that included a parade, unveiling of a special memorial at the entrance to the museum, a flypast of two CF-18's and several vintage aircraft including the B17 Flying Fortress "Sentimental Journey." The head table at the evening banquet consisted of many VIP's such as WWII ferry pilot Marie Wright, Chris Terry, National Aviation Museum director general, Master of ceremonies Duke Warren, and Milt Harradance, honorary c/o of 416 Sqd. Master of Ceremonies was Duke Warren. The "Oath," an 18-piece band played 1940's tunes and the 550 present enjoyed the remainder of the evening.

Memorial Opening.
The memorial was unveiled by Bud Olson, Lt. Governor of Alberta.

"Salute To Those Who Served"
( Commisioned Painting for this Event )

Bomber Command Museum of Canada