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In honor of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Guam, the War in the Pacific NHP displayed six interesting exhibits on various WWII topics.

  The highlight of this month-long event was the   newest exhibit created by War in the Pacific NHP   and the Arizona Museum Memorial Association-   "Planes and Pin-ups". "Planes and Pin-ups" is the   stylish and interesting traveling exhibit that focuses   on the reasons behind and the significance and role   of "nose art" in the Pacific Theater of WWII. The   exhibit consists of two informative panels, a slide   show presentation which features the different   images that appeared on the planes, and a video which describes the island-hopping campaign and the inspirations and themes of nose art images.

In addition to the newly developed traveling exhibit, War in   the Pacific NHP also displayed five exhibits which were  on- loan from the Admiral Nimitz   Museum in  Fredericksburg,  Texas. These exhibits were   about  Yamamoto, Women in   WWII, Prisoners of War,   Operation Cactus, and the   "Risqué Business" of nose   art.

This event was just one of many scheduled during the   month  of July.The exhibits were on display at the Guam   Council on   the Arts and Humanities Agency's gallery at   Two Lovers'  Point in Upper Tumon.

Captions: Reproduced aircraft nose art, above, and other items are on display at Two Lovers’ Point as part of the 60th Liberation Day festivities in July. Photo by Masako Watanabe/Pacific Daily News.

Top photo- Japanese tourists view an exhibit put up by the National Park Service and the Arizona Memorial Museum Association at the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency’s Gallery at Two Lovers’ Point as part of the 60 th Liberation Day festivities in July. Photo by Masako Watanabe/Pacific Daily News.

Photos courtesy of the Pacific Daily News. These photos were published with the permission of the publisher of the Pacific Daily News, Guam. Any republication of these photos without the explicit permission of the Pacific Daily News is in violation of federal copyright laws.

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