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‘Arsenal of Democracy Flyover’ of National Mall set for Friday

Washingtonians and tourists who turn to the skies late Friday morning on the National Mall may be excused if they think they’ve somehow been recruited as extras in a World War II movie, as dozens of historic fighter planes and bombers take flight to mark the 75th anniversary of the war’s end.

The “Arsenal of Democracy Flyover” commemorates end of World War II. The program will send about 60 vintage combat aircraft over the Potomac River and the Mall in a sequence representing major air campaigns of the war. The lineup includes the Spitfires and Hurricanes that defended England during

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