A bombed-out bunker with a digital battle mapping table and animated fighter planes soaring overhead gives an immersive look at strategic air raids over Europe during World War II. The simulated experience takes place inside a new 32,000-square-foot pavilion opening to the public on Saturday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Road to Berlin is the first of two exhibits in the new Campaigns of Courage Pavilion. The other exhibit, Road to Tokyo, will be added next year. Artifacts in the Road to Berlin exhibit include a German fighter plane suspended from the pavilion’s atrium ceiling and a handmade radio receiver used by a young French girl to intercept and transcribe wartime broadcasts.
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