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Looking for the real thing
Posted by rob44 on Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:55 PM

I went to the American Heritage Museum in Hudson Massachusetts to see a WWll reenactment which was fantastic. They have just recently opened up their main exhibit hall with a great collection of military vehicles from WWll on. The also have a magnificent collection of cars from about 1913. Well worth going to. Bring your camera and a lot of memory cards!

 

https://www.americanheritagemuseum.org/

 

Tags: armor , cars , WWll
  • Member since
    July 2014
  • From: Rifle, CO. USA
Posted by M1GarandFan on Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:45 PM

Checked out the link you provided and it looks great. Definitely someplace I would like to visit someday. I'm just a little surprised that something like that would be allowed in Mass these days considering their anti- American bias.

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    July 2004
  • From: Sunny So. Cal... The OC
Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:54 PM

I see that they have The Littlefield collection there now. Which had been formerly been kept here in the northern portion of DPRC. Not exactly another hotbed of USA patriotism either...

 

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  • Member since
    January 2010
Posted by rob44 on Sunday, October 13, 2019 8:00 PM

No matter what the politics are this is an awesome collection of machinery. 2 88's as well as their transporters, German searchlights and optical rangefinders are just the tip of the collection.

 

The reenactment had over 300 participants as well as more than 8 tracked WWll vehilces, multiple jeeps, etc.

 

 

  • Member since
    March 2019
  • From: Post Falls, Idaho
Posted by Sigep Ziggy on Sunday, October 13, 2019 8:42 PM

Sounds awsome!

If you haven't seen it, this is worth watching,

Pledge of Allegiance, word-by-word meaning explained by Red Skelton (he includes Under God at end)

 

  • Member since
    August 2019
  • From: Central Oregon
Posted by HooYah Deep Sea on Sunday, October 13, 2019 8:48 PM

There are a couple of living history / re-enactor groups here in the North-West that do WWII. They come over to the Central Oregon high desert to do their North African Campaigns. Kinda odd seeing schimmelwagons and kubelwagons cruising around these parts.

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