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CALIFORNIA * Aug. 5, Chino: Living History Flying Day. Flight demonstrations of the WWII-era Vought F4U-1A Corsair. Speaker panel of aviation experts, historians, and veterans, with question-and-answer session to follow. 10 a.m.-noon. Planes of Fame Air Museum. 909-597-3722. www.planesoffame.org

Aug. 10 and 24, Richmond: 9th Annual Home Front Film Festival. Watch The Fighting Seabees on Aug. 10 and Objective, Burma! on Aug. 24 aboard the Victory Ship Red Oak Victory. 6:30 p.m. Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front Museum. 510-237-2933. www.nps.gov/rori

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA * July 9: I Survived: My Name is Yitzkhak. Lecture by Harry Butowksy on the life of Yitzkhak Neiman, WWII veteran and Holocaust survivor, with recorded narration by Neiman. 1-4 p.m. US Holocaust Memorial Museum. 202-488- 0425. www.ushmm.org

LOUISIANA * Aug. 16, New Orleans: Lunchbox Lecture: 75th Anniversary of Guadalcanal. Captain Rick Jacobs will discuss the history and impact of the Guadalcanal campaign in the Allied offensive against Japan. Noon-1 p.m. H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center, National WWII Museum. 504-528-1944, ext. 463. www.nationalww2museum.org

MASSACHUSETTS * July 8-9, Fall River: Family Nautical Night Camping Adventure. Spend the night on a WWII battleship and see what it was like to be a sailor. Games, activities, dinner, and breakfast will be hosted on the ship. Reservations required. Battleship Cove. 508-678-1100, ext. 101/102. www.battleshipcove.org

MINNESOTA * July 15-16, Eden Prairie: AirExpo 2017 Wings of the North. Air show with more than 50 WWII aircraft of all kinds. Wings of the North, Flying Cloud Airport. 952-746-6100. www.wotn.org/airexpo

NEW HAMPSHIRE * July 17, Wolfeboro: The Bedford Boys. Lecture by Alex Kershaw with book signing to follow. 6 p.m. Wolfeboro Town Hall, South Main Street. Sponsored by the Wright Museum of World War II. 603-569-1212. www.wrightmuseum.org

Aug. 8, Wolfeboro: The Women's Land Army of America. Lecture by Linda Shenton Matchett. 7 P.m. Wright Museum of World War II. 603-569-1212. www.wrightmuseum.org

PENNSYLVANIA * Aug. 5-6, Weatherly: 1940s Weekend. Living history, homefront demos, military displays, music, food, entertainment, swing dance. Period costumes encouraged. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Eckley Miners' Village Museum. 570-636-2070. www.eckleyminersvillage.com

TEXAS * July 1-2, Aug. 5-6, Fredericksburg: WWII Pacific Combat Program. Living history reenactment of Pacific combat with simulated battle and WWII vehicles and weapons. 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. National Museum of the Pacific War. 830-997-8600. www.pacificwarmuseum.org

WYOMING * Through Aug. 31, Powell: Incarceration in Focus. Exhibit of photographs of Heart Mountain Japanese internment camp by noted landscape photographer Ansel Adams and Yoshio Okumoto, an artist held at the camp. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Heart Mountain Interpretive Center. 307-754-8000. www.heartmountain.org

UNITED KINGDOM * July 8-9, Duxford, Cambridge: Flying Legends Airshow 2017, 25th Edition. Numerous US and British WWII aircraft. Culminates in the Balbo, a massed warbird formation. Living history, period music and entertainment, displays. Imperial War Museum Duxford. +44 (0) 1223-835-000. www.flyinglegends.com

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