November 10, 2019
Historical Society Museum
1411 W Webster Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Sunday, November 10, 2019
D-DAY….the Normandy Invasion…..Opening Sunday, November 10th, 2019. 2 to 5 pm…Refreshments will be served….FREE.
You’ve seen the movies read the books…now visit the Museum and see photos of Royal Oak men & women who served during WWII and that eventful day.
Not only will we have photos, but also uniforms, donated to the Museum by Royal Oak families, from most branches of service.
In addition, we will have information about the inventions made during the War years that helped to defeat the enemy.
Artifacts…Ammunition, guns, a real WWII Jeep, canteens, mess kits, camera’s used by Bill Barr of Berkley to photograph battles. Broadsheets of newspaper headlines printed during the war, Sand from Normandy Beach…Military Bibles, medals, hand grenades, several military pamphlets.
The HOMEFRONT….What the Women and Children did to support the War Effort. Victory Gardens, Bond Drives, Red Cross Blood Drives, Scrap Metal Drives, Food and gas ration stamps and much more.