WW 2 history is coming to the front lawn of the Cheyenne VA.

By: KGWN
By: KGWN

Cheyenne, WY (KGWN) - The Cheyenne VA Medical Center welcomes the 6th Division, 20th Regiment, Company A for the annual “WWII Living History Display” April 23-25, 2014.The living history camp is available for the public to tour between 9am – 4pm each day.

This exhibit provides an opportunity to see and hear about the military equipment and weapons used during the 1939 – 1945 war. The 6th Division , 20th Regiment, Company A is a local group of historians dedicated to preserve and portray the history of World War II through a collection of artifacts, public education and historical re-enactments. Throughout the three day period, approximately 350 students from Laramie Country School Districts #1 and #2 will be visiting the historical display. The public is also invited to visit this display.

Visitors to the event walk through a replica World War II bivouac, where a Battalion Medical Station, mess tent, radio shack, officer’s quarters, and enlisted pup tents will be on display. Students will also be to talk with an Army Air Corp (AAC) pilot who will explain the equipment and function of the AAC, as well as learn about the equipment, weapons and uniforms of German soldiers. A portion of the living history display is also dedicated to the “Home Front” where American gas and food ration stamps, and more, are on display. For more information, please contact Cheyenne VA Medical Center Public Affairs Office at 307-778-7550, ext. 7071.


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