D-Day: Normandy 1944
SHOWTIMES: 1:00 pm
June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region became the most important location in the world. Blending multiple cinematographic techniques, including animation, CGI and stunning live-action images, “D-Day: Normandy 1944” brings this monumental event to the world’s largest screens for the first time ever. Audiences of all ages, including new generations, will discover from a new perspective how this landing changed the world. Exploring history, military strategy, science, technology and human values, the film will educate and appeal to all. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, “D-Day: Normandy 1944” pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our freedom. . . A duty of memory, a duty of gratitude.
See it on the Giant Screen!
The 325-seat giant screen theater features the latest in state-of-the-art motion picture projection. The theater is upgrading from IMAX® 70mm film projection to stunning premium laser-illuminated 2D projection system boasting full 4K resolution—nearly 9 million pixels on-screen—the first of its kind installed in an institutional theater. Images of unsurpassed size, clarity and impact, enhanced by a superb sound system, are projected onto a giant screen nearly three-and-a-half times brighter and with more vibrant colors than normal theaters. Devices for the visually impaired and personalized closed captioning for the hearing impaired will also be added.
Since November 1996, more than 3.7 million students, families, seniors and museum members have enjoyed the Naval Aviation Memorial Theater experience. Our larger-than-life theater provides an exciting, entertaining and unparalleled experience that will take you on journeys you’ve only imagined.
* Discount admission applies to children ages 5 to 12 (ages 4 and under are free), senior citizens age 62 or older, military (active, reserve, or retired) and Naval Aviation Museum Foundation members.