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Special Exhibit: The Philippines Campaign

Special Exhibit: The Philippines Campaign

Camp Gordon Johnston Museum presents a special exhibit from Sept 3 - Sept 28 on The Philippines Campaign.  Open Tue-Sat 11am-5pm. Free admission.

Start Date

Sep. 3, 2024

End Date

Sep. 28, 2024

Time

11:00 am

Location

Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum
1873 Hwy 98 West
Carrabelle FL 32322
(850) 697-8575
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Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum in Carrabelle is presenting a special exhibit on the Philippines Campaign. This exhibit will open on Tuesday, September 3 and be on display until Saturday, September 28.  The museum is open every Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm. There is no charge for admission, but donations are gladly accepted.

Visitors are invited to come learn about the Japanese assault on the Philippines, the Bataan Death March, and the long campaign to liberate the islands starting with the landing at Leyte and the great Leyte Gulf Naval Campaign. The 38th Infantry Division, which trained at Camp Gordon Johnston, is also known as the “Avengers of Bataan”. This division fought a tough campaign at Zig Zag Pass in Luzon in the Spring of 1945.

Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum is located in Carrabelle, directly across from Carrabelle Public Beach Park at 1873 Hwy 98 West. For more information, contact the museum at (850) 697-8575 or museum@campgordonjohnston.com. Funded in part by the Franklin County Tourist Development Council.

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