Remembering WWII

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History comes alive September 22pm-23, 2017

in downtown Linden, TN.

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Here's a short video of the day's activities.

WWII Vets – Hear their first-hand stories!

(over 60 WWII veterans attended in 2016)

Jerry Neal  Bomber Pilot

Jerry Neal -- Bomber Pilot Inge Auerbacher -- Holocaust Survivor Clinton Riddle -- Glider Pilot

~~ Remembering WWII 2016 Speakers ~~

1940’s Music – Delight in the vocal music of yesteryear! Live Big Band music, too!!

WWII Reenactments – See “German-occupied” town liberated by Allied forces!

Here's a short video of an earlier reenactment

WWII encampments – Tour American, German, British, French Resistance army camps!

Vintage Car Show – Admire the pre-war cars that line the streets!

Military Vehicles – “Inspect” Both WWII and other eras military vehicles!

Swap Meet – Find deals on Vintage and military goodies!

Store Fronts – Stroll downtown Linden and window shop the 1940’s storefronts!

Home Front Kitchen – Visit a period kitchen and see what life was like in the 1940’s!

Café – Savor a French Beignet, ice cream cone, or float; try a soda from an old-fashioned bottle!

USO Shows – Enjoy entertainment as the troops did; 1940’s music; hear a Winston Churchill speech!

101stAirbourne – Bask in patriotic music of the 101stAirbourne band and admire the Honor Guard

Vehicle Rides – Take rides in vintage military vehicles and civilian cars (maybe even a 1929 fire truck!)

Parade – Honor our vets (WWII & all eras) as they parade by in military and civilian WWII era vehicles!

WWII Plane Flyovers – Admire the WWII planes as they flyover throughout the day!

B-17 Sentimental Journey -- incoming!

Fireworks – Enjoy a fabulous fireworks display as we round out Saturday night!