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This military re-enactment is the largest in the Midwest and draws thousands of visitors yearly to the Rockford region and the museum grounds. The event includes encampments of Allied and Axis troops in the Midway Village woods and realistic skirmishes integrated in the historic village. World War II Days includes elaborate and realistic battles complete with tanks, artillery, armored vehicles, and exciting pyrotechnic displays. More than 1,000 uniformed re-enactors representing soldiers from the United States, Great Britain, France, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Japan, Italy, and Germany along with 70 to 80 vintage tanks, half tracks and other 1940s military vehicles make this a not-to-miss special event.

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Visitors to World War II Days engage in elaborate 1940s displays in historical buildings on the museum’s 148-acre campus, which becomes the back drop of a European village during World War II.

This military re-enactment is the largest in the Midwest and draws thousands of visitors yearly to the Rockford region and the museum grounds. The event includes encampments of Allied and Axis troops in the Midway Village woods and realistic skirmishes integrated in the historic village. World War II Days includes elaborate and realistic battles complete with tanks, artillery, armored vehicles, and exciting pyrotechnic displays. More than 1,000 uniformed re-enactors representing soldiers from the United States, Great Britain, France, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Japan, Italy, and Germany along with 70 to 80 vintage tanks, half tracks and other 1940s military vehicles make this a not-to-miss special event.

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Sep 21 to Sep 22, 2019

$0.00 to $14.00
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