WWII Historical Reenactment
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WWII Historical Reenactment, hosted by 2nd Panzer Division

 

September 24th and 25th, 2005

Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd. Rockford, IL

Noon-5 pm.

Cost $6 adult, $3 children 3-15.

 

Come hear the stories and see the action during World War II Days. The Village is transformed into a European Village as over 300 members of the Historical Re-enactment Society, Inc. populate the village for the weekend. Stroll along the streets. See and hear memories of the World War II era.

 

On the battlefield

• See narrated battles each day, featuring tanks and armored cars, infantry

 

In the woods

• Visit authentic German camps

• Visit authentic Allied camps

• Talk with the reenactors and witness demonstrations

 

In the Village

• German and Allied headquarters

• Women’s roles in WWII

• Music from the 1940’s

 

Schedule:

 

Saturday - Battles on the battlefield at 1pm and 3pm

 

Military skits and scenarios in the Village each hour.

 

Sunday - Battle on the battlefield at 2pm

 

Military skits and scenarios in the Village each hour.

 

Visit throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday:

 

Military Camps in the woods

 

German HQ in the Hotel

 

Allied MPs in the Fire Station

 

German Police in the Police Station

 

ID Papers in the Print Shop

 

Kids' Activities in the School

 

Obstacle Course in the Commons

 

Medical Demos in the Hospital

 

Cooking Demos at Breckenridge House

 

New this year:

 

USO Dance in the Museum Building. 7pm to 10pm

 

Small cover charge or free admission if dressed in 40s vintage.

 

Enjoy affordable dining in our Town Hall.

 

WWII Days

 

2nd Panzer Division

Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"
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