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SEP 15

Liberation of New Oxford

In honor of local veterans of World War II, New Oxford, Pennsylvania will stage a reenactment of the liberation of a Dutch village by an Allied convoy. The Liberation is part of a multi-event historical program, starting Friday evening September 16th designed to remember the sacrifices and celebrate the effort that the nation and its Allies put forth-- on the battlefront and on the homefront-- to stop the spread of totalitarian facism throughout the world and liberate the people under its occupation.
 

Friday, September 15:

Afternoon: 

  • Re-enactors begin setting up WW2 era camp at New Oxford train station: 206 Lincoln Way West

Night:

  • USO Dance, 7:30-10:30pm

Saturday, September 16:

8 am - 11 am
Roads closed

  • Germans occupy town square and surrounding blocks
  • Allied convoy moves into town
  • Battle
  • Allies capture Germans

11 am and for the rest of the day

  • Living History Camp at the Train Station. Visit the German and Allied re-enactors, see how they lived in the field.
  • Learn how you can become involved in any aspect of re-enacting, both Allied and Axis.

 

 

 

Upcoming Event Dates

2017
  • SEP 15
  • SEP 16

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