6,000
Pounds of cargo carried by the C-47 airplane hanging in the National World War II Museum.

3,000
Square footage of the National World War II Museum’s “June 1944: One Month in the War that Changed the World” exhibit.

20,000
Pilots graduated from the U.S. Army Air Force pilot training program between 1939 and ’45.

2,000,000
Approximate number of surviving World War II veterans.
 

3054205
ID number on the back of the Sherman Tank at the National World War II Museum.

* facts courtesy of the National World War II Museum
 

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