The Innocent Bystander
The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
Daily Events for Monday, Mar 18th, 2013
- 03/02 9:00 am - 04/14 9:00 amBehind Enemy Lines
Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II
March 2 – April 14, 2013
Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.
Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.
This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”
- 3:30 pm - 3:50 pmThe Charge of the Light Brigade: 1854An 11th Hussar tells of the "charge" at the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War.*****
1st Floor Theater