Want the Time Capsule to Travel to You?

FOOTLOCKER (16 K)   If you're interested in having the time capsule on display in your Long Island school or library, or at a meeting of your Long Island–based WW II veterans organization, you can! The complete display will be set up by Skylighters Webmaster/Historian Larry Belmont by reservation, who is prepared to lecture on multiple WW II topics, including:

  • "The Skylighters: Searchlights and Radar in WW II"
  • "The Skylighters and the Night Fighters: Fighter-Searchlight Cooperation in the ETO"
  • "Ack Ack! The Largest Materiél and Manpower Effort of WW II"
  • "The AAA Defense of Antwerp: Shooting Down Hitler's Secret Weapons"
  • "D-Day: The History Behind Saving Private Ryan"
  • "Hell in the Hedgerows: Normandy Before the Breakout"


   Displays/lectures can be arranged according to the following general schedule (major holidays are excluded except for Memorial Day and Veterans Day):

When? Where? Special Requirements?
Weekdays
(Labor Day to Memorial Day)
Limited to Huntington - Riverhead Area Three large tables needed
(lectern for lectures)
Weekends
(Labor Day to Memorial Day)
Brooklyn, Queens,
Nassau-Suffolk
Three large tables needed
(lectern for lectures)


   In order to support the activities of the 225th AAA Searchlight Battalion Veterans Association [a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation], we request a $100 tax-deductible donation for each site visit (and an additional $100 donation for each lecture)]. For further information about booking a display and/or lecture, contact:

Larry M. Belmont
30 Purick Street
Blue Point, NY 11715-1120
E-mail: webmaster@skylighters.org



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