Camp Shelby sponsored 'Breaking Out the Big Guns' - - Jackson, MS

Camp Shelby sponsored 'Breaking Out the Big Guns'

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WLBT) - The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby celebrated an early Veterans Day today by giving soldiers and civilians a rare, hands-on experience with weapons from the past.

The event, called "Breaking Out the Big Guns," gave museum visitors the opportunity to handle both small arms and artillery pieces from past wars. American, British, Japanese, German and Russian weapons were on display.

The museum will be open on veterans day from 9 am until 4:30 pm. Admission is free.


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