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Sep
12
Thursday
Sep
12
Thu
Miss Montana to NormandyCommunity :: History also Education :: Adult Education
Miss Montana to Normandy
6:30 PM
Montana Historical Society (east of the Capitol)
Description:
Miss Montana to Normandy: One Family’s Connection to People, Places, and History
Last summer, John Tubbs' brother Bill invited him to the Missoula Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Fly-In to see the C-47 aircraft—dubbed Miss Montana—that dropped the smokejumpers into Mann Gulch on August 5, 1949. Once there, connections to the people, places and history merged into a powerful family tale. Tubbs, Director of the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, will bring these connections to life as he talks about the history of this C-47 aircraft, Johnson Flying Service, the Tubbs family, and the Gates of the Mountains.

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Age Group: Adults
Venue: Montana Historical Society (east of the Capitol)
Address: 225 North Roberts Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 4064444741

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