Field Trip Time: New Military and History Museum in Oklahoma

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The new Military Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma has a large collection of military and historical memorabilia from the first World War up to the present day conflicts in the Middle East. I was very impressed with the variety of artifacts to view. The first room we viewed had articles from the first and second world wars. There were captured Japanese flags, military uniforms, field equipment, snowshoes made of a basket-type material that the Russians wore during the winter, models of planes and ships used during that era, along with stories to read and many original documents. Another room had a bamboo cage with a soldier locked inside, which was a model of one used to hold prisoners during the Vietnam War (very sad, but informative). There were also many more manikins dressed in uniform and samples of weapons along with a very large collection of model ships, tanks and airplanes. The museum is donation only, and we had a wonderful, informative guide who was a pilot in the US Air Force. I feel like my daughter and I learned a lot and my grandson had a great time enjoying all the airplane models. He even got to sit in a mini-airplane which was at the front of the museum. Visiting this museum really makes history come alive!

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