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World War II re-enactment, collectibles sale returning

Published: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 9:29 a.m. CST
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U.S. troops fire on Germans from the cover of a jeep as reenactors with the World War II Historic Reenactment Society Inc. recreate a World War II battle in June 2012 at Elks Page Park in Dixon. (SVM file photo)

DIXON – An authentic World War II re-enactment camp, featuring daily battle simulations with U.S. and German troops, armored vehicle displays, weapons and uniform demonstrations and a military collectibles sale, is returning to Elks Page Park.

“WWII Re-created” will be from 5 to 7 p.m. June 20, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 21, and 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 22 at the park, 7883 S. Lowell Park Road. Admission is $5 for individuals or $10 a car.

There also will be a tribute to World War II veterans, who will be admitted free of charge.

The indoor sale will be from 5 p.m. June 20 until 3:30 p.m. June 22. The public can bring items to buy, sell, or trade, for $10 a table.

Call Dick Grobe, 815-284-9881, for more information on the encampment or to reserve a spot for the sale.

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