Lest We Forget: The Mission Sculpture

DENVER, CO – August 06: Lest We Forget: The Mission statues at the Wings over the Rockies Air and Space Museum August 06, 2016. WWII Veteran pilot and sculptor Frederic Arnold, fulfilled a promise to honor his fallen comrades, memorializing 88,000 American Airmen lost in WWII with 12 life-size bronze statues of fighter pilots engaged in a mission briefing. Seven figures participating in the briefing are alive, five others in lighter colors represent the spirits of pilots killed on prior missions. The exhibit is temporary at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum though January 2017, before it’s moved to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post)

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