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Salute to Veterans of WWII

September 2, 2023 @ 8:00 am September 3, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

This World War II event includes encampments, various combat units presented by re-enactors, presentations and battle scenarios.

The Indiana Military Museum contains one of the best overall collections of military memorabilia from the Revolutionary War to the present day.  The museum has a vast array of unique artifacts, vehicles, artillery, weaponry, uniforms, insignia and artwork. The outdoor grounds is a museum in itself.  Entering the gate you immediately see a missile, a C-47, USS Indianapolis SSN697 conning tower and a full size German Atlantic Wall bunker.  Additional planes, half-tracks, trucks, jeeps, and tanks dot the landscape. 

Battle Recreation and Living History Display

 Friday ~ setup 1pm-10pm 

Saturday ~ open 9am-5pm 

·         opening colors 

·         battle recreation with Sherman and Stewart tanks, US and German half-tracks, PAK40, Bren Gun carrier, Dingo, and other equipment ~ personal WWII jeeps, motorcycles, trucks, and artillery welcome to participate

·         military uniform and civilian fashion show 

·         weapons demonstration 

·         breakfast, evening dinner and private museum tour

·         Tiki Hut social ~ WWII news shorts and movie  

Sunday ~ open 9am-4pm 

·         opening colors  

·         battle  recreation 

·         military uniform and civilian fashion show 

·         weapons demonstration 

IMM has plenty of room for camps and displays.  Re-enactor amenities include water, breakfast and a spaghetti dinner.  Food vendors available during public hours. 

All allied and axis units interested in participating should pre-register. HRS authenticity and safety standards will be followed and can be found at http://www.worldwartwohrs.org.  Political flags and/or uniforms are not permitted. 

 Vendor space is available.  Contact organizers for more information.  

Click the “Reserve a spot” link above.  Registration ends August 30th.

Indiana Military Museum – http://www.indianamilitarymuseum.com/ 

Free Nothing for the outdoor event, museum admission to go inside museum

715 S 6th St
Vincennes, IN 47591 United States
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