WWII Heritage Days begins Saturday in PTC

Families will have the unique opportunity to share in the sights and sounds of 1940s wartime America at the 13th annual World War II Heritage Days on Saturday and Sunday in Peachtree City at Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field.

Reenactors will stage realistic mock battles, veterans will talk about their experiences, and Placid Lassie, a C-47 transport aircraft flown during the D-Day invasion, is scheduled to appear for the weekend. World War II D-Day paratrooper James “Pee Wee” Martin also will discuss his experiences.

An aerial demonstration will be part of the schedule each afternoon, along with a simulated (more…)

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‘Legacy’ to be featured at WWII Heritage Days
Peachtree City author Ross Greene at World War II historical event in New Orleans with his book "A Fortress and a Legacy". (Special photo)

‘Legacy’ to be featured at WWII Heritage Days

Peachtree City author Ross Greene at World War II historical event in New Orleans with his book "A Fortress and a Legacy". (Special photo)
Peachtree City author Ross Greene at World War II historical event in New Orleans with his book “A Fortress and a Legacy”. (Special photo)

It’s been nearly a year since Ross Greene of Peachtree City published “A Fortress and a Legacy,” a well-received biographical novel featuring the World War II aviator uncle for whom he was named.

After traveling all over the United States, the United Kingdom, and parts of Western Europe learning about and talking about the War, this weekend he will set up camp in his own hometown at World War II Heritage Days promoting his book, talking (more…)

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