Come visit us at The Museum of Military Memorabilia. Our Naples Municipal Airport location displays a just a fraction of the artifacts we have available. Here are some of our current showcases which highlight WWII Aviation.

2012 marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Naples Airport as a WWII Army Air Forces Training Base.

The Coach that made History

In November 1918, aboard a train in the forest of Compiegne, a French general made a mockery of the German High Command as they sued for peace. It was an insult that would fester in the mind of a young German solider, laying blinded at the time, in an army hospital 700 miles away. Twenty two years later, that soldier would take his revenge — in the same railway carriage, at the self-same spot, in the dark forest of Compiegne. That soldier, now leader and supreme warlord of a resurgent German Reich, was Adolf Hitler. Tracing the story of the wooden coach that became an emblem of national chagrin, this fascinating short profiles the characters involved in these fateful meetings, and takes a closer look at the potent symbolism that underpinned them.

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