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D-Day fury will roar again in Conneaut re-enactment August 17-18

August 7, 2018

D-Day fury will roar again in Conneaut re-enactment August 17-18

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The blast of artillery and tanks, the chatter of machine guns and crack of rifles, will once again echo in Conneaut on August 17-18.

More than 1,800 re-enactors are expected to be part of D-Day Conneaut’s annual living history re-creation of the 1944 Normandy invasion during World War II.

Visitors to the free event can view a variety of battles and exhibits each day at Conneaut Township Park, 480 Lake Road, on the shores of Lake Erie.

Hours for programs at the park are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on August 17, and 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on August 18.

Features include encampments of both Allied and Axis troops who will share information about the daily life of soldiers, of both armies.

There also will be lectures, demonstrations of weaponry used in the invasion, and entertainment shows from that era.

The park is located off Exit 241of I-90, four miles west of the Ohio/Pennsylvania border, and multiple free parking sites with shuttle service are available near the site.

 For additional information visit www.ddayohio.us.

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