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Town Hall Talk “Boca Raton Army Air Field and the BRAAF Fire Department”

May 8 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$10

“Boca Raton Army Air Field and the BRAAF Fire Department” Speaker: Thomas R. Wood

Thomas R. Wood, CFO, FIFireE, and retired Chief of the Boca Raton Fire Department, has spent years researching the Boca Raton Army Air Field and its Fire Department. Wood will share information about the many incidents the BRAAF Fire Department handled including the crash of a B34 Lexington bomber on May 12, 1944—eighty years ago. Nine soldiers lost their lives in the crash. Through Wood’s efforts, a state historical marker commemorating the tragedy was unveiled on FAU’s campus in 2021. 6p Refreshments. 6:30 Speaker starts. Fee: $10, free for Boca Raton’s Historical Society (BRHS) members.

Details

Date:
May 8
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$10
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Website:
https://bocahistory.org

Organizer

Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum
Phone
5617564298
Email
director@bocahistory.org
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Other

States
Florida
Months
May
Author Email
director@bocahistory.org

Venue

Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum
71 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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Phone
5617564298
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