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The Illinois State Military Museum on Thursday, June 6th, opened their brand new D-Day exhibit on the 75th Anniversary of the battle that turned the tide of World War 2. Illinois Army National Guard Major Michael Hart was the inspiration for the exhibit. The items on display in the exhibit come from his personal collection of World War 2 memorabilia...


Bill Lear, the Curator of the Illinois State Military Museum says that the goal was to honor D-Day and also the Illinois soldiers who gave their lives that day... 

 

 

The D-Day exhibit at the Illinois State Military Museum runs through December 31st in Springfield. 

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