This museum sheds light on the history of the National Guard since its foundation. Part of this museum is the permanent 'Citizen-Soldier in WWII Gallery', opened on November 15th, 2015. The exhibition is filled with artefacts and also provided with an interactive map-table.
During World War Two (after Pearl Harbor, 1941) all 18 National Guard divisions were deployed overseas. The National Guard was part of some major historic events, including the D-Day invasion and the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps.
An important part of the collection is the pistol fired by LtCol Felix Sparks when the gates opened for the first time liberating the prisoners of Dachau Concentration camp.
For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.
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