World War II

HAWAIIAN MUSEUM LOSES STRUGGLE TO STAY AFLOAT

GLEN TOMLINSON called the place “grandpa’s attic on steroids.”

Over nearly three decades, he had stocked Honolulu’s Home of the Brave Museum with thousands of World War II artifacts—Japanese pilots’ flight suits, a bullet-riddled flag from the destroyer tender USS , U.S. Army helmets—creating one of the country’s largest private collections of wartime memorabilia. He also displayed photos of the many World War II veterans who visited over

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