This morning an aerial tribute commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II will take place over the National Mall and Potomac River. Organized by the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover, the aerial tribute will include over 65 WWII era airplanes flying in historical sequence formations representing the significant battles of WWII and ending with the missing man formation.
Live coverage of the first formation approaching the National Mall with detailed narration will start at approximately 11:30 AM ET. Local spectators can also utilize this live feed to hear narration while watching along the planned flight path. It is estimated that the aerial tribute over the National Mall will last approximately one hour.
The aerial tribute will also be live streamed on the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover website (ww2flyover.org) and Facebook page (facebook.com/ww2flyover). The live stream will include special programming, including interviews with veterans and heroes, starting at 10:00 AM ET.