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Salute to Veterans of WWII

September 6, 2020 @ 1:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

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One event on September 5, 2020 at 1:00 am

One event on September 6, 2020 at 1:00 am

Free
 
Indiana Military Museum Salute to Veterans of WWII 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

·         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 “Register” link above.  Registration ends September 3.

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

Visitor’s Bureau – http://www.vincennescvb.org/

COVID-19: The Indiana Military Museum continues to follow guidance from the CDC and state and local public health authories.

Vincennes observes Eastern Daylight Time

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Details

Date:
September 6, 2020
Time:
1:00 am - 4:00 pm
EDT
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Indiana Military Museum
715 S 6th St
Vincennes, IN 47591 United States