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Topeka - Kansas Museum of History - Museum After Hours

B-29s and the Battle of Kansas
Dr. John Curatola, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College

The B-29 was the single biggest expense for the United States during World War II and the most advanced airplane of its time. Boeing workers in Wichita built, and modified for combat, 175 of the highly complex bombers in March 1943.  Within a span of four weeks the U.S. deployed the bombers against Japan in the spring of 1943.  This difficult and multifaceted endeavor became known as “The Battle of Kansas.” 

The Kansas Museum of History is open until 6:30 p.m., admission is half price after 5 p.m. The Museum Store is also open until 6:30 p.m.

See a list of upcoming programs:

March 8 - The Naval War in Vietnam
April 12 - Philip Billard - A Life of Adventure
May 10 - The Chisholm Trail: Joseph McCoy?s Great Gamble
June 14 - The Forgotten Home Front
July 12 - Hidden History