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September WWII Pacific Combat Program
September 02nd, 2017 10:30am-September 03th, 2017 14:00pm
Bring a case of bottle water to be sent down to the Hurrican Harvey affected area to the Pacific Combat Zone at 508 East Austin Street between 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday to receive a voucher for a free ticket to our WWII Pacific Combat Show this weekend. Shows are at 10:30 and 2:00 Saturday and Sunday. A big Thank You to Hill Country Memorial, Engravers Inc., and Fischer & Wieser for partnering with us to help the affected area.
One case of bottled water = One free ticket to a showtime of your choosing.
*Show times could sell out so the show of your choice might not be available
Drop off location is the Pacific Combat Zone 9 - 3 Saturday and Sunday
Fischer & Wieser will be grilling hot dogs available by donation and all proceeds will go towards relief efforts.
All proceeds from our food concessions will also go towards relief efforts.
If you are looking to donate nonperishable items but do not want to go to the show we will gladly take anything you want to donate to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
The hottest show in Fredericksburg is back and better than ever. Following an $8 million dollar renovation to the Pacific Combat Zone the National Museum of the Pacific War’s WWII Pacific Combat Program once again will bring history to life for visitors.
Photos by Paul Ernest
With an expanded battlefield including a Japanese controlled hill, trench and cave fighting positions, and military vehicles like the LCVP Higgins boat, M3 Stuart Tank, and half-track the volunteer living history detachment will educate the visitors on the equipment and weapons used by both forces during WWII in the Pacific.
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Tickets are non-refundable. This is an outdoor program that is cancelled only in cases of severe weather. In the case of program canellation, rain checks will be issued. Not recommended for small children due to loud noise.
Enjoy an educational experience you won’t find anywhere else from the new amphitheater seating, followed by a battle reenactment set on an island somewhere in the Pacific. Hear the rattle of machine gun fire, the echoing blast of grenades, and feel the searing heat of the flamethrower as the joint US forces take the Japanese controlled hill.
Show times are 10:30 am and 2 pm on both Saturday and Sunday unless otherwise noted. As this is an outdoor show, some shows may be cancelled due to weather (check back often for updates to show weekends). Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students, with children 6 and under free.
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- Before They’re Gone: Portraits & Stories of World War II Veterans
- November WWII Pacific Combat Program
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