Battle for the Airfield WWII Re-enactment
The Collings Foundation and American Heritage Museum hosts an extraordinary WWII re-enactment and WWII Veterans roundtable. October 8th and 9th, Hudson, MA
Will the Allied troops be able to gain control of the airfield? Can they further their advancement? Battle for the Airfield is a WWII living history event you will never forget.
WHAT: The American Heritage Museum is hosting a WWII re-enactment and WWII Veterans roundtable discussion on October 8th and 9th. There will be over 350 re-enactors representing several branches of Allied and Axis military participating. Fully restored military equipment of all kinds will be on display and operating in a captivating living history event. Allied and Axis camps will be set up with authentic materials and appearance. Re-enactors act as docents who share a wealth of information about life as a WWII military person. WWII Veterans from all ranks and branches of service will participate in a roundtable discussion. The new American Heritage Museum will be open during the Battle for the Airfield weekend. The American Heritage Museum features one of the largest collections of tanks and armored vehicles in the United States. Over 85 artifacts will be on display, including the rare WWII German Panther tank, a combat veteran Russian IS-2 tank, an Iraqi SCUD missile and many other one-of-a-kind artifacts and vehicles.
WHERE / COST: The Battle for the Airfield WWII reenactment and Veterans round-table will be held at American Heritage Museum: 568 Main Street, Hudson MA. Cost is $35 for adults, $30 for seniors / veterans and $20 for children under 12. At location parking subject to close if at capacity. We recommend arriving one hour prior to each reenactment. For more information or to purchase tickets go to: www.AmericanHeritageMuseum.org
WHEN: The Battle for the Airfield WWII reenactment takes place October 8th and 9th. There will be two battles per day; 11:00 AM and again at 3:00 PM. Veteran’s roundtable discussion will start at 1:00 PM. Battle outcomes may change from one day to the next. The American Heritage Museum and Historic Aircraft Hangar will be open to the public through the weekend.
WHO: The Collings Foundation and the American Heritage Museum are 501c3 non-profit educational foundations devoted to the preservation and exhibition of rare major historical artifacts and the organization of “living history” events and educational programs designed to engage Americans in our heritage and history through direct participation.
American Heritage Museum
568 Main St. Hudson, MA