D-Day augmented reality display opens at AF Museum


D-Day history display 1st of its kind in US

Russ Martin, right, and his wife Mary, of Grove City, are among the first visitors to the National Museum of the United States Air Force to tour the newly-opened D-Day 75th Anniversary display at the museum The augmented reality display, the first of its kind in the United States, takes visitors on a virtual tour of one of the D-Day landing zones in Normandy. Guests can rent hand-held devices and follow paratroopers from their exiting their Troy, Ohio-built WACO gliders and C-47s to the very spot where they landed behind the lines.The display opened on Monday and will be open through the end of this year. ©2019 Miami Valley Today

Russ Martin, right, and his wife Mary, of Grove City, are among the first visitors to the National Museum of the United States Air Force to tour the newly-opened D-Day 75th Anniversary display at the museum The augmented reality display, the first of its kind in the United States, takes visitors on a virtual tour of one of the D-Day landing zones in Normandy. Guests can rent hand-held devices and follow paratroopers from their exiting their Troy, Ohio-built WACO gliders and C-47s to the very spot where they landed behind the lines.The display opened on Monday and will be open through the end of this year. ©2019 Miami Valley Today


Mike Ullery | Miami Valley Today

Russ Martin, right, and his wife Mary, of Grove City, are among the first visitors to the National Museum of the United States Air Force to tour the newly-opened D-Day 75th Anniversary display at the museum The augmented reality display, the first of its kind in the United States, takes visitors on a virtual tour of one of the D-Day landing zones in Normandy. Guests can rent hand-held devices and follow paratroopers from their exiting their Troy, Ohio-built WACO gliders and C-47s to the very spot where they landed behind the lines.The display opened on Monday and will be open through the end of this year.

©2019 Miami Valley Today

Russ Martin, right, and his wife Mary, of Grove City, are among the first visitors to the National Museum of the United States Air Force to tour the newly-opened D-Day 75th Anniversary display at the museum The augmented reality display, the first of its kind in the United States, takes visitors on a virtual tour of one of the D-Day landing zones in Normandy. Guests can rent hand-held devices and follow paratroopers from their exiting their Troy, Ohio-built WACO gliders and C-47s to the very spot where they landed behind the lines.The display opened on Monday and will be open through the end of this year. ©2019 Miami Valley Today
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/05/web1_051319mju_nmusaf_dday1.jpgRuss Martin, right, and his wife Mary, of Grove City, are among the first visitors to the National Museum of the United States Air Force to tour the newly-opened D-Day 75th Anniversary display at the museum The augmented reality display, the first of its kind in the United States, takes visitors on a virtual tour of one of the D-Day landing zones in Normandy. Guests can rent hand-held devices and follow paratroopers from their exiting their Troy, Ohio-built WACO gliders and C-47s to the very spot where they landed behind the lines.The display opened on Monday and will be open through the end of this year. ©2019 Miami Valley Today Mike Ullery | Miami Valley Today
D-Day history display 1st of its kind in US