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Nazi Germany’s quest for oil and the Battle of the Bulge

This article is part of our series on the Battle of the Bulge For Germany in WWII, oil was a precious commodity.  Germany had very few domestic oilfields, and relied [...]

A “Maximum Effort” Christmas Eve: The 8th Air Force joins the Battle of the Bulge

The Battle of the Bulge was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front.  The plan was a Blitzkrieg attack to split the Allied forces, dividing the U.S. and [...]

Become a Museum Ambassador!

GivingTuesday was founded as a simple idea: to bring people together for a day of giving back. It has since spread like a wave across the world, with over 160 [...]

Keep Calm & Merry On: A WWII Holiday Celebration

KEEP CALM & MERRY ON with the 390th Memorial Museum! We invite you to come celebrate with us and embrace the DIY spirit that defined the holidays during WWII. We [...]

The Museum is Closed for the Annual 390th Bomb Group Reunion

The Museum is closed for the 390th Bomb Group Reunion. We are closed all day Friday, October 4th. We will be open on Saturday, but close at 3 pm. Normal [...]

En Memoria: an interactive community exhibit

October is here, and the 390th Memorial Museum is starting the holiday season with a very special program.  En Memoria is an interactive community exhibit, honoring the veterans of the [...]

#AskACurator- your questions, answered!

Thanks to those who submitted questions to the 390th Memorial Museum for #AskACurator Day!  Mariel Watt, our outgoing Curator and Archivist, and Kate Doak-Keszler, our Director of Communications, wrote up [...]

390th Memorial Museum Foundation Announces Data Manager

The 390th Memorial Museum Foundation is pleased to announce that the position of Data Manager is filled! Please join us in welcoming Lori McCoy Forsythe.  A Tucson native, Lori is a [...]

Walter Ram, WWII veteran and docent, honored with second Purple Heart

Docents Gail Thompson (left) and Syd Degon (right) join MSgt (ret) Walter Ram and Sen Martha McSally (center) during a ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson on August [...]

Register now for the 2019 Annual 390th BG Reunion

Pssst, Museum members!  Have you received your copy of the Summer 2019 Square J Bulletin?  Aside from the great pieces written by our staff, and the tribute to Jim Truitt, [...]

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