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




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.




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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