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CAF Airbase Georgia Honors 'Rosie the Riveter' at Open House

Peachtree City, GA, March 1, 2024 Hangar doors will be open wide to welcome the public to the first open house of the year on March 16 at. CAF Airbase Georgia in Peachtree City. The Airbase will honor the memory of Rosie the Riveter female workers who built the airplanes, ships, tanks, and supplies that led to success during World War II. Airbase Georgia is planning three open houses this year to mark the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. The event is part of an initiative by partners of the Georgia WWII Heritage Trail to remember the successful invasion of Europe by Allied Forces in 1944. The first event will feature Rosie the Riveter re-enactors, guided tours, an events tent, and a historical photo presentation and workshop. Aircraft rides will be available in several vintage World War II aircraft assigned to Airbase Georgia, and merchandise will be sold featuring a variety of specially designed T-shirts, hats, patches, and more. Additionally visitors can enjoy a variety of activities for all ages, various other vendors, and food trucks.

About CAF Airbase Georgia CAF Airbase Georgia, based in Peachtree City, Ga., was founded in 1987. The Airbase is one of the largest units of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF). The group maintains and flies six vintage military aircraft including a P-51 Mustang, an FG-1D Corsair, an SBD Dauntless, a P-63A Kingcobra, a PT-19 Cornell, and a T-34 Mentor. The Airbase, composed of more than 500 volunteer members, is a founding partner of the Georgia WWII Heritage Trail launched in 2021. The Airbase is part of the CAF, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that relies on contributions of time and funds to conduct its mission. For more information, go to https://airbasegeorgia.org/.

To learn more about Rosie The Riveter, check out this video from CAF Warbird Tube!

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