WWII D-Day Invasion – Utah Beach

As you walk through the automatic doors from the US Naval Gallery, you will enter an audio enhanced diorama depicting the infamous June 6,...

WWI – First American Military Aviation Score – Paul Frank Baer

On March 11, 1918, WWI ace pilot Paul Frank Baer scored the first American military aviation score.  Born on January 29, 1894 in Ft. Wayne, IN, Baer...

World War Pistols – 1911 45 ACP

2011 marked the 100th year anniversary of the greatest pistol of all time.  The 1911 45 ACP. From the battlefields of WWI, WW II,...

WORLD WAR II M16 HALFTRACK

WORLD WAR II M16 HALFTRACK A full-sized, operational World War II M16 Halftrack – with Quad .50 cal Gun Mount – is on display at...

World War II Communications Headquarters

The World War II Communication Headquarters area at the Armed Forces History Museum displays several pieces of military equipment used for communication during the WWII era. ...

Women’s Vital Role in WWII

In World War II, women played a vital role – one that took them outside the home and put them not only in the...

Winchester Model 1200 Shotgun

The Winchester Model 1200 is a pump-action shotgun and – despite its short history – is considered by some to be one of the...

Virtual Tour of the Armed Forces History Museum

Welcome! Step inside our award-winning, critically acclaimed museum.  Take a journey through Pearl Harbor, the South Pacific, Germany, A French Village and more. Immerse yourself in...

Vietnam’s Operation Niagara

The first week in January in 1968, Operation Niagara was launched by General Westmoreland in an effort to gather intelligence on PAVN activities in...